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Orit Nuttman Shwartz

Sapir College, israel
Prof. Orit Nuttman-Shwartz, MSW, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Founder and first Head of the School of Social Work at Sapir College in Israel. Her research focuses on personal and social trauma, life transitions and crises and social work education. Working near the border, she has been engaging in research focused on the effects of ongoing exposure to threats and the impacts of a shared-trauma environment on individuals, communities, and organizations. In 2010 Nuttman-Shwartz was named as the Chairperson of the Israel National Social Work Council. In 2014 she was awarded Katan Prize for her distinguished contributions to social work in Israel.