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Written guidelines for social workers and casualty officers on delivering difficult news to individuals with Intellectual and developmental disability, such as news of a family member's death in combat or their capture and abduction.

Hila Tamar Edri - Social Worker, M.Sc. Student, School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University


This briefing, written during the "Iron Swords" war, offers instructions for professionals to convey difficult news of the death or abduction and captivity of a relative to people with intellectual developmental disabilities.

Professional consultants: Dr. Dalia Nissim, Dr. Yael Karni Visel, Dr. Yael Shoval-Zuckerman, Dr. Eti Evlin


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  • Disabilities:

    Intellectual Developmental Disability

  • Topics:

    Therapeutic Methods

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  • Audience:

    General public, Professionals

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