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ראשת תוכנית המוסמך בעבודה סוציאלית
Prof. Shirli Werner
חדר 516
02-5881257

 

Werner Shirli

E-mail: shirli.werner@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Higher Education

2007-2009                   Postdoctoral Studies (Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social                                             Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

2006-2007                   Postdoctoral Studies (MukiBaum Treatment Centres and School of Social                                       Work, University of Toronto, Canada)

2002-2005                   Ph.D., direct track (School of Social Work, Bar-Ilan University, 
                                      Israel).

1997-2000                   B.A., (School of Social Work, Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2019-                     Associate Professor, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social                                              Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2015-2019                   Senior Lecturer, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social

                                     Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2009-2015                   Lecturer, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social

                                     Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

Additional Functions (Within the Past Five Years)

2019-present              Head of the MSW Program, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work

                                    and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

2016-2019                   Head of the Center for Disability Studies, Paul Baerwald School of

                                 Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

2018-2019                   Consultant for Bizchut for research on the status of individuals

                                  with disabilities from the Arab community.

 

2018-2019                   Consultant for Akim Israel for research on the perception of

                                 disability among candidates for the local elections.

 

2017–2019                  Consultant, Professional committee for defining classification

                        methods, diagnosis and evaluation tools, Disabilities' Administration of the

                        Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Social Services

 

2016-2017                   Consultant, Professional committee regarding inclusion and

                                    participation, Disabilities' Administration of the Ministry of Labour, Social   

                                    Affairs and Social Services.                    

 

2015-2016                   Consultant, Professional committee regarding Person Centered

                            Planning, Disabilities' Administration of the Ministry of Labour,

                            Social  Affairs and Social Services

 

2016                            Consultant, Rehabilitation Social Work Committee of the Union for Social                                Workers, working on new guidelines for specialization.

 

2009-present              Member, Awards and Scholarship Committee, Paul Baerwald

                                  School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew

                                  University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

2009-2016                   Member, Ethics Committee, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work

                          and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

2010-2019                   Member, Research and Computation Committee, Paul Baerwald

                           School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of

                           Jerusalem, Israel

 

Research Grants (Within the Past Five Years)

2020-present              Varburg Fund, “Understanding Role Perception of Family, Professional                                            and  Volunteer Supporters in Supported Decision Making Schemes”,                                              $9888, with Roni Holler and Itay Greenspan

 

2018-2021                   Israel Science Foundation, "Guardianship and Supported Decision
                                     Making for Persons with Disabilities: A Mixed-Method Analysis of Social                                         Workers' Decision-Making Process", 375,000 NIS , with Roni Holler

 

2016-2019                   Ministry of Education, "Evaluation of Dorner", 900,000NIS, with  Tom                                              Gumpel, Naomi Weintraub and Judah Koller.

 

2016-2018                   JDC-Unlimited, "Evaluation of academic friending course", 119,930NIS.

 

2016-2019                   JDC-Ashalim, "Evaluation of a program to increase volunteering of                                                  adolescents with disabilities", 257,134NIS with Yossi Friar-Dror, Itay                                                 Greenspan, Hila Rimon-Greenspan.

 

2015-2017                   Varburg Fund, "Perception of disability among social work students:                                                 Between the medical and the social", $10,000 with Roni Holler.

 

2014-2017                   Niedersachsen, "Service gap and lag in the treatment of intellectual                                                disability and psychopathology: Family stigma and perception of service                                          availability and accessibility as barriers to help-seeking",496,860 NIS
                                    with Wulf Rosler.

 

List of Publications (Within the Past Five Years)

Books & Edited Books

Scior, K.,  & Werner, S. (2016).  Intellectual disability & stigma: Stepping out from the margins. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Chapters in Collections

Werner, S. (2016). Measurement methods to assess intellectual disability stigma. In K. Scior & S. Werner (Eds.),  Intellectual disability & stigma: Stepping out from the margins (pp.15-28). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Werner, S. & Scior, K. (2016). Interventions aimed at tackling intellectual disability stigma: What works and what still needs to be done. In K. Scior & S. Werner (Eds.),  Intellectual disability & stigma: Stepping out from the margins (pp. 129-148). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Holler, R., Werner, S., Tolub, Y., Pomerantz, M. (2020). Choice within the Israeli Welfare State: Lessons learned from legal capacity and housing services. In R.J. Stancliffe, M.L. Wehmeyer, K.A. Shogren, & B.H. Abery (Eds.), Choice, preference, and disability: Promoting self-determination across the lifespan (pp. 87-110). Switzerland: Springer.

 

Journal Articles

Werner, S., & Shulman, C. (2015). Does type of disability make a difference in affiliate stigma among family caregivers of individuals with autism,  intellectual disability or physical disability.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 59, 272-283.

 

Werner, S. (2015). Athletes', parents' and siblings' experiences from the Special Olympics World Games. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 40, 167-178.

Werner, S. (2015). Stigma in the area of intellectual disabilities: Examining a conceptual model of public stigma. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 120, 460-475.

 

Werner, S., Peretz, H., & Roth, D. (2015). Israeli children's attitudes toward children with and without disabilities. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 33, 98-107.

 

Landau, R., & Werner, S. (2015). Ethical aspects of use of GPS tracking for people with dementia. Gerontology and Geriatrics, 42, (1), 9-25.   (Hebrew; based on a translation of Landau & Werner, 2012).

 

Werner, S.  (2015). Public stigma in intellectual disability: Do direct versus indirect questions make a difference? Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 59, 958-69.

 

Werner, S., & Hozmi, B. (2015). Social workers' evaluation concerning the care of persons with 'dual diagnosis: Intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders. Society and Welfare, 35, 93-116. (in Hebrew).

 

Werner, S. (2015). Public stigma and the perception of rights: Differences between intellectual and physical disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 38, 262-271.

 

Taub, T., & Werner, S. (2016). What support resources contribute to family quality of life among religious and secular Jewish families of children with developmental disabilities? Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 41, 348-359.

 

Scior, K., Hammid, A.,  Hastings, R., Werner, S., Belton, C., Laniyan, A., Patel, M., & Kett, M.  (2016). Consigned to the margins: A call for global action to challenge intellectual disability stigma. The Lancet Global Health, 4, e294-e295.

 

Werner, S., & Chabani, R. (2016). Guardianship law versus supported decision-making policies: Perceptions of persons with intellectual or psychiatric disabilities and parents. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86, 486-499.

 

Werner, S. (2017). Can interpersonal contact help improve attitudes toward soldiers with intellectual disability? An Israeli study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61, 1162-1173.

 

Werner, S., & Abergel, M. (2017). What’s in a label? The stigmatizing effect of intellectual disability by any other name. Stigma and Health, 3, 385-394.

 

Davies, R.N., Werner, S., & Sinai, A. (2017). Guardianship and supported decision making in Israel. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 11(2), 54-64.

 

Werner, S., & Hochman, Y. (2017). Social inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities in the military. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 65, 103-113.

 

Werner, S., & Araten-Bergman, T. (2017). Social workers' stigmatic perceptions of individuals with disabilities: A focus on three disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10, 93-107.

 

Werner, S., Yalon-Chamovitz, S.,  Tenne Rinde, M., & Heymann A.D. (2017). Principles of effective communication with patients who have intellectual disability among primary care physicians. Patient Education and Counseling, 100, 1314-1321.

 

Araten-Bergman, T., & Werner, S.  (2017). Social workers' attributions towards individuals with dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and mental illness. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61,155-167.

 

Werner, S. (2018). Attitudes of soldiers without intellectual disabilities towards the inclusion of soldiers with intellectual disabilities in the IDF. Bitachon Sociali, 104, 123-161. (Hebrew)

 

Werner, S., & Hochman, Y. (2019). On self-identity: The process of inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities in the military. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41, 1639-1646.

 

Holler R., & Werner S. (2018). Perceptions towards disability among social work students in Israel: Development and validation of a new scale. Health and Social Care in the Community, 26, 423-432.

 

Werner, S., Katz, D., Ayalon, Y., Merrick, J. & Tenenbaum, A. (2018): ‘Equal in Uniform’: People with intellectual disabilities in military service in Israel. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 65, 569-579.

 

Werner, S., & Holler, R. (2020). Attitudes toward guardianship and their association with the importance of social work goals and perspectives of disability within the social work profession. Disability and Rehabilitation, 42, 712-721.

 

Werner, S., Kurz, S., Rosenne, H., & Halpern, A. (2019). Disclosure in Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Social Issues, 75, 881-903.

 

Werner, S., & Hochman, Y. (2019). "It opened a new world to me:" Experiences of military commanders in employing individuals with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32, 648-656.

 

Werner, S., Stern, I., Roth, D., & Tenenbaum, A. (2019) Help-seeking by parental caregivers of individuals with intellectual disabilities and dual diagnosis. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research,  46, 321-333.

 

Werner, S. & Shpigleman, C.N. (2019). Information and communication technologies:  Where are persons with intellectual disabilities? Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 8:6.

 

Werner, S. (2019). Service use and perceptions of service effectiveness by parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities: Comparing Jewish and Arab Israeli parental caregivers. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63, 957-968.

 

Werner, S., Stern, I., Stawski, M., Roth, D., & Tenenbaum, A. (2019). Service use and perceived service effectiveness for people with intellectual disability and dual diagnosis in Israel. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 12, 45-57.

 

Scior, K., Hamid, A., Hastings, R., Werner, S., Belton, C., Laniyan, A., Patel., M., Kett, M. (2020). Intellectual disability stigma and initiatives to challenge it and promote social inclusion around the globe. Journal of Policy & Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 17, 165-175.

 

Werner, S., Hochman, Y., Rosenne, H., & Kurtz, S. (2020). Cooperation or tension? Dyadic coping in cystic fibrosis. Family Process (ahead of print doi: 10.1111/famp.12538)

 

Hassiotis, A., Ali, A., Courtemanche, A., Lunsky, Y., McIntyre, L.L., Napolitamo, D., van der Nagel, J., & Werner, S. (2020) In the time of the pandemic: Safeguarding people with developmental disabilities against the impact of Coronavirus. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 13, 63-65.

 

Gumpel, T.P., Koller, J., Weintraub, N., Werner, S. Wiesenthal, V. (2020). The 3P model for creating sustainable educational reform: An epilogue to the special issue. Journal of Educational Administration (ahead of print)