A Presentation by Professor Paula David
Please join us for a keynote presentation by Professor Paula David, a professor of Gerontology at the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.
Professor David received her doctorate from the University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and the Collaborative Program in Aging at the Institute for the Life Course and Aging. Both her area of research and her front-line work focuses on issues related to aging Holocaust survivors and the impact of early life trauma on aging. She was Coordinator of the Holocaust Resource Project at Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care for over 20 years and has worked extensively with Holocaust survivors, providing group work, individual counselling and program development. With a background in adult education and community organization, she has developed teaching modules for professional staff working with survivors of genocide and clinical issues of post-traumatic stress disorder.