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Trauma-Informed Care for Aging “Child Survivors” of the Holocaust
May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Open to the public, this presentation by Dr. Charles Silow will focus on Hitler’s most vulnerable victims: children. Learn how they survived, the challenges they are facing as they age, and how we as a community can help.
Charles Silow, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the Director of the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families of Jewish Senior Life of metropolitan Detroit. Since 1993, the Program has conducted psychosocial programming for the Holocaust survivor community, which includes support groups and counseling sessions for survivors and second generation survivors. Dr. Silow is the founder and current president of C.H.A.I.M.-Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Michigan, Detroit’s second generation organization which began in 1979.