2003-2006 University of Haifa, School of Social Work, BA, Magna cum Laude
2006-2010 University of Haifa, School of Social Work, PhD, Summa cum Laude )Direct Doctoral Studies program), supervisors: Prof. Zvi Eisikovits & Prof. Rachel Lev-Wiesel [Manuscript # 10, 11, 14]
2012-2013 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Crimes against Children Research Center,University of New Hampshire (supervisor: Prof. David Finkelhor( [Manuscript # 3, 4, 5[
Appointments at the Hebrew University
2013-2019 Lecturer, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2019 present Senior Lecturer, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2015 Member, scientific committee, Child Maltreatment in Context: the First Haruv International Conference, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2016 Member, scientific committee, International interdisciplinary conference Child Maltreatment & Wellbeing: Contemporary issues, research & practice, University of Rijeka, Croatia
2017 Member, scientific committee, Child Maltreatment in Context: The Second Haruv International Conference, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2015-2016 Member, Scholarship Committee, School of Social Work and Social Welfare
2016 present Member, University Senate
2016 present Head of the Etic Committee, School of Social Work and Social Welfare
2009-2011 Chief Scientist Office of the Ministry of Health, Israel, "Medical clown as a buffer for psychological distress during and following genital examination in sexually abused children", 20,000 NIS [Manuscript # 2]
2013-2014 Ministry of Social welfare, Israel, "Women sexual offenders" (with Z. Eisikovitz), 20,000 NIS
2014-2016 Anita Morawetz Fund for Research on Children at Risk, "Experiences at the mothers’ unit", 50,000 USD [Manuscript # 15, 19]
2015-2016 GIF (German-Israel Foundation) Young Scientists' Program, "Statutory rape relationships: perceptions of German and Israeli adolescents and young adults on", 20,000 EUR
2019 ISF (Israel Science Foundation) Personal Research Grant, "“Fear takes over me”: Multicultural Perspectives of Educators Coping with Child Sexual Abuse ", 200,000 NIS
List of Publications
Tener, D. (2010). Between me and them: Forgiving incest?!. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Haifa, Israel. Supervisors: Prof. Zvi Eisikovits & Prof. Rachel Lev Wiesel. (In Hebrew)
Chapters in Collections
Tener, D., & Eisikovits, Z. (2016). Forgiving incest. In A. Z. Vaizman, H. Koren, & Z. Eisikovits (Eds.), Exploring Forgiveness (pp. 75-92). Tel Aviv: Resling. (In Hebrew)
Tener D., Marmor A., Weisrose E.L., Almog-Zaken A., Filtser T.M., Turjeman S. (2020). Disclosing Sexual Abuse in Religious Communities in Israel: Lessons Learned by the Research Group on Child Sexual Abuse. In: Roer-Strier D., Nadan Y. (eds) Context-Informed Perspectives of Child Risk and Protection in Israel. Child Maltreatment (Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy), vol 10. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-44278-1_15
Articles in Refereed Journals
Tener, D., Lev-Wiesel, R., Lang-Franco, N. & Ofir, S. (2010). Laughing through this pain: Medical clowning during examination of sexually abused children: An innovative approach. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 19(2), 128-140.
Tener, D., Lang-Franco, N., Ofir, S. & Lev-Wiesel, R. (2012). The use of medical clowns as a psychological distress buffer during anogenital examination of sexually abused children. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 17(1), 12-22.
Tener, D., Walsh, W., Jones, L. & Kinnish, K. (2014). “It all depends on the guy and the girl": A qualitative study of youth experiences with statutory victimization relationships. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 23(8), 935-956.
Tener, D. & Murphy, S. B. (2015). Adult disclosure of child sexual abuse: A literature review. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 16(4), 391-400.
Tener, D., Wolak, J.& Finkelhor, D. (2015). A typology of offenders who use online communications to commit sex crimes against minors. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 24(3), 319-337.
Ofir, S., Tener, D., Lev-Wiesel, R., On, A. & Lang-Franco, N. (2016). The therapy beneath the fun: Medical clowning during invasive examinations on children. Clinical Pediatrics, 55(1), 56-65.
Tener, D., Ofir, S., Lev-Wiesel, R., Franco, N. L., & On, A. (2016). Seriously clowning: Medical clowning interaction with children undergoing invasive examinations in hospitals. Social Work in Health Care, 55(4), 296-313. [IF= 0.945; 21/40 (Social Work); 5 citations].
Eisikovits, Z., Tener, D., & Lev-Wiesel, R. (2016). Adult women survivors of intrafamilial child sexual abuse and their current relationship with the abuser. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(3), 216-225.
Tener, D. & Eisikovits, Z. (2017). Torn: Social expectations concerning forgiveness among women who have experienced intrafamilial child sexual abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 32(16), 2496-2514.
Tener, D. & Tarshish, N. (2017). “Victim, perpetrator, or just my brother?” sibling sexual abuse in large families: A child advocacy center study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0886260517718831.
Tener, D. (2017). Male sexual abuse: Unique aspects. Society & Welfare, 2, 343-368. (In Hebrew)
Tener, D. (2018). The secret of intrafamilial child sexual abuse: Who keeps it and how?. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 27(1), 1-21.
Tener, D. & Katz, C. (2018). “It's much more of a family issue than a legal one”: Examining the decision-making process of forensic interviewers in cases of sibling sexual abuse. German Journal of Pedagogy, 64, 111-124.
Tener, D. (2018). Perspectives on adolescent sexual relations with older persons: A systematic review of the literature. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse.
Tener, D ., Sorek, Y . & Schwartz, E . (2018). “I didn't know there was another life”: Meanings of life in the out-of-home mothers unit reunification program. Child and Family Social Work, 23(3), 373-380.
Nadan, Y., Roer-Strier. D., Gemara, N., Engdaw-Vanda, S., & Tener, D. (2018). In the eyes of the beholder: Parental and professional value mismatch in child risk and protection in two communities in Israel. International Journal of Psychology, 53(S2), 23-33.
Tener, D ., Luski, E. & Tarshish, N. (2018). Parents therapeutic and legal experiences after the disclosure of sibling sexual abuse: Results from analyzing cases of families in a child advocacy center. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/ort000311.
Tarshish, N., Luski, E. & Tener, D . (2019). Sibling sexual abuse: Data from research on interventions with families in Jerusalem's child advocacy center. Society & Welfare, 3, 537-564. (In Hebrew)
Sorek, Y.& Tener, D . (2019). “And all I wanted was to be a mom?”: Experiences at the mothers unit. Society & Welfare, 3, 595-627. (In Hebrew).
Tener, D. (2019). “I love and hate him in the same breath”: Relationships of adult survivors of sibling sexual abuse with their perpetrating siblings. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1177/0886260518821462.
Tener, D. (2019). Money, status, love, and death: Sexual relations with considerably older persons in African societies—A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi: 10.1177/1524838019869092
Tener, D., & Katz, C. (2019). Preadolescent peer sexual abuse: a systematic literature review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi: 10.1177/1524838019869103
Tener, D., Newman, A., Yates, P., & Tarshish, N. (2019). Child advocacy center intervention with sibling sexual abuse cases: Cross-cultural comparison of professionals’ perspectives and experiences. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104259. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104259
Tener, D., & Sigad, L. (2019). “I felt like I was thrown into a deep well”: Educators coping with child sexual abuse disclosure. Children and Youth Services Review, 106, 104465.
Tener, D., Katz, C., & Kaufmann, Y. (2020). “And I let it all out”: Survivors’ sibling sexual abuse disclosures. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260519897326
Tarshish, N., & Tener, D. (2020). Exemption committees as an alternative to legal procedure in cases of sibling sexual abuse: The approaches of Israeli CAC professionals. Child abuse & neglect, 105, 104088
Katz, C., Tener, D., Marmor, A., Lusky-Weisrose, E., & Mordi, H. (2020). “Yes, My Uncle, I’ll Do Whatever You Say”: Experiences of Israeli Muslim Arab Children During Forensic Interviews Following Child Sexual Abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0886260520943732.
Katz, C., Tener, D., Nadan, Y., & Roer-Strier, D. (2020). “What’s love got to do with this?” The Construction of Love in Forensic Interviews Following Child Abuse. Children and Youth Services Review, 105223.
Katz, C., & Tener, D. (2020). My Brother’s Keeper? The Sibling Subsystem in the Context of Physical and Sexual Child Abuse. Family Process.
Lusky-Weisrose, E., Marmor, A., & Tener, D. (2020). Sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community: a literature review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1524838020906548.
Kaplan, M., Lusky-Weisrose, E. & Tener, D. (2021). “I am a very passionate woman, and a very religious woman: Perspectives of religious young women regarding
their sexuality in young adulthood”. Welfare and Society, 41:1, 103-124.(Hebrew).
Katz, C., Tener, D. & Sharabi, O. Y. (2021). “Blood Pact: Professionals’ Perceptions on the Sibling Subsystem in the Context of Child Abuse”. Int. Journal on Child Malt. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42448-021-00073-x
Marmor, A., Lusky-Weisrose, E., & Tener, D. (2021). Public attitudes towards institutional child sexual abuse in Israel: The case of Malka Leifer. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 10790632211000368.
Tener, D., & Katz, C. (2021). Space-time, offender, others and me: Towards a conceptual model of child sexual abuse based on survivors’ perspectives. Children and Youth Services Review, 105800.
Katz, C., & Tener, D. (2021). My brother’s keeper? The sibling subsystem in the context of physical and sexual child abuse. Family Process, 60 (1), 186-198.