Ruth Gottfried, Ph.D.

Co-Director, M.Ed. program in "Inclusion of pupils with learning disabilities and behavioral difficulties"

The David Yellin Academic College of Education

ruthgottfried@dyellin.ac.il

Dr. Ruth Gottfried is currently a lecturer at the David Yellin Academic College of Education in Jerusalem, Israel, where she also co-directs the M.Ed. program titled: “Inclusion of pupils with learning disabilities and behavioral difficulties”. Following her University of Haifa graduate studies, she completed two post-doctoral fellowships at the Schools of Social Work at both Tel Aviv and Georgia State Universities. She was awarded multiple scholarships throughout her graduate studies from the University of Haifa, as well as a postdoctoral research scholarship from the Haruv Institute. Dr. Gottfried’s research focuses primarily on secondary traumatic stress and child maltreatment and has been published in international refereed journals.