Yoel Elizur, Ph.D., associate professor, is the director of the Clinical Child and Educational Psychology Program at The Seymour Fox School of Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (http://education.huji.ac.il/yoel-elizur). Dr. Elizur, a clinical, educational, and medical psychologist, is a leading expert in the design, implementation, and research of family-focused care in public human services. Some of the specific areas he has contributed to include (a) the promotion of collaborative family-agency care for young children, adolescents, and young adults, (b) intervention design and research with parents and teachers of young children with conduct problems, and (c) work with stress-related issues of combat soldiers in Israel. In 2010, he was appointed to a 3-year term as chairperson of Israel’s Council of Psychologists and the Minister of Health’s consultant on policy and practice of psychology in Israel.
Dr. Elizur was born and raised in Israel...
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