Research Associate, Outcomes Thinking Team (Quality in Social Services Group)
Quality in Social Services
Research associate, Outcomes Thinking Team, Quality in Social Services Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Anna Resnikovski-Kuras has worked at MJB since 2017. Her primary research areas are: services and responses for children and youth at risk, out-of-home placement, prevention of violence, particularly domestic violence, and training programs for senior ministry and government officials. Apart from her main work of evaluating various programs for diverse populations, she is a specialist in environmental studies and sustainability, and its impact on Israeli society.
Anna holds a BA in international relations and communications and media from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MA in public policy from Tel Aviv University.
She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 972-2-655-7475.
Children and Youth
Boarding-School Counselors for at-Risk Children in Israel – Situation Report and Strategies to Cope with the Challenges of their Work
The goal of the study was to collect up-to-date, systematic data on the work of the counselors and the work patterns of the boarding school directors and professional staff with the counselors.
Resnikovski-Kuras, A., & Gerasimenko, A. (2020). Identifying best-practice strategies for managing residential caregivers working with children at risk. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 11(4.2), 96-114. doi.org/10.18357/ijcyfs114.2202019990
Gerasimenko, A., & Resnikovski-Kuras, A. (2019). Attitudes of residential care facility directors towards the need for professional accreditation and licensing of caregivers. Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond, 6(2), 174-184.