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What Are They Afraid Of? Fear and Anxiety in Torah Sources

A presentation with sources and useful examples of fear and anxiety in Torah sources and how they can shape and determine Jewish law. 

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What Are They Afraid Of? Fear and Anxiety in Torah Sources

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Presenter: Rabbi Avrohom Union, MA

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Course Length: 2 Hours

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to discuss the psychological states of fear and anxiety and how they impact applied halacha.
  2. Participants will be able to discuss Jewish ethical perspective in guidance of clients from all backgrounds struggling with anxiety and phobias.
  3. Participants will be able to foster better communications with Rabbis and Educators on matters of mental health.

This webinar Offers 2 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

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A presentation with sources and useful examples of fear and anxiety in Torah sources and how they can shape and determine Jewish law. 

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to discuss the psychological states of fear and anxiety and how they impact applied halacha.
  2. Participants will be able to discuss Jewish ethical perspective in guidance of clients from all backgrounds struggling with anxiety and phobias.
  3. Participants will be able to foster better communications with Rabbis and Educators on matters of mental health.

Agenda:

Torah identifies internal states including fear and anxiety as important facets of life.  This presentation will survey classical texts along with modern-day sources that draw upon our traditional understanding and apply this rich body of knowledge in a contemporary context.



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: intermediate
Level of Clinician: intermediate
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification. Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling. The grievance policy for trainings provided by the NEFESH INTERNATIONAL is available here Satisfactory Completion Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here.

  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0048.
  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Mental Health Counselor #MHC-0082
  • This course, What Are They Afraid Of? Fear and Anxiety in Torah Sources, Approval #220301- provided by NEFESH: The International Network of Orthodox Mental Health Professionals, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: February 11, 2022 through August 31, 2024. New Jersey social workers will receive 2 CE credit for participating in this course.
  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0046
  • NEFESH International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0116.

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