Quality in Social Services
Trees Don’t Grow in Workbooks: Extracting Knowledge and Action Principles from the Educational School Gardens Program
The program is designed to create a green lung in schools and allow the students and teachers experiential, out-of-the-classroom learning.
Principles of Best-Practice, Culturally-Competent Work with Ethiopian-Israeli Maltreated Children, Using the Method of Learning from Success
This book marks a collaborative effort by the Haruv Institute, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB); and social workers and para-professionals from Ethiopian-Israeli community who work in Social Service Departments (SSDs). The goal of the book is to promote therapeutic work with Ethiopian-Israeli children suffering from abuse and neglect. The project was one of many efforts invested by Haruv to instill cultural competence in the area of child protection and development.
There is No Such Thing as a Small Success: Celebrating Success Stories in ALEH Centers
The network of Aleh centers provide a warm home and therapeutic and rehabilitation services for people with medium or severe intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Learning From Success Unit at the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute documented ten success stories of Aleh staff.
Promoting Organizational Learning Processes: A Handbook Introducing Learning from Success and Ongoing Learning
Building on the cumulative experience from over a decade the handbook presents the key steps.
Learning from Success as Leverage for School-wide Learning: A Pilot Program – 2002-2005
The Second Method: From a Learning Question to a Learning Quest – The Prospective Method
The Integration of Immigrants from the Caucasus: Needs, Policies and Future Challenges
This report reviews the integration of Kavkazi immigrants in the areas of employment and vocational training, community development, the family, formal and informal educational, social integration of youth, youth risk behaviors and army service.
The Absorption of Youth from the Caucasus: Findings from a Follow-up Study
In 2002 The Ministries of Education and Absorption, JDC and additional partners in the inter-ministerial committee initiated an additional study to follow-up the situation of youth from the Caucasus.
The Integration of Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Post-High School and Academic Institutions
Report No. 3 - Follow-up of Immigrants who Studied in Preparatory Courses during the 1998-1999 Academic Year