single faculty member

  • Dr.

    Moshe Farchi
  • Senior Lecturer

  • Social Work - B.A. Program
  • 04-6960780, 052-5612357 04-8181672
  • moshefar@adm.telhai.ac.il
    • Social Work
    • Emercency Aid
    • Humanitarian Aid
  • The founder and the Head of the Stress, Trauma and Resilience Studies in the department in of Social Work, Tel-Hai College, Israel.
    Academic background: Master in public health and Ph.D. in social work. 
    Research and practice activities are in the field of resilience empowerment as well as trauma symptoms reduction mainly during the acute stage of the trauma (ASR-ASD).
     Dr. Farchi expertise is in emergency mental health interventions, Psychological First Aid (PFA), Psychological inoculation and other PFA protocols.
    Publications: Dr. Farchi published has been to more then 30 conferences, published several innovative articles and book chapters – mostly on interventions during the acute phase.
    Dr. Farchi developed and published on 2011 the SIX C's model: Guidelines for immediate interventions during the acute phase. This model has been adopted by the IDF and has been implemented to the use of the IDF solders under the name of "MAGEN" project. Until 2016 all the IDF solders are planed to go through the MAGEN training and acquire the skills for helping their friends during any crisis.

  • A. Empowering resilience and reduction of trauma symptoms

                B    Psychological Inoculation:

                 C.    Acute Stress Reaction (ASR) interventions and symptoms mapping.

                 D.  First responders education.

    E.  The trauma of sexual harassment and rape victims

  •  B.A

      Children at risk

    School of social work

     Haifa University

     2000-2003

     B.A

    Social work in health services

     School of social work

    Tel Hai, College

    1996-2000

    B.A

    Introduction to Social Work Profession

     School of social work

     

    Tel Hai, College

    2000-2006

    B.A

    Guided academic reading

     School of social work

    Tel Hai, College

    2000-2004

    B.A.

     Intervention Methods

    School of social work

     Tel Hai, College

    1996 +

     B.A.

     Acute crises intervention

     School of social work

    Tel Hai, College

    2001-2005

     B.A.

     Patient interview

     School of  nutrition science

     Tel Hai, College

     2001-2007

    B.A

     Basic principles in social work

     

     School of social work

     

    Zfat  College, Bar Ilan University  

    2000-2004

     

     M.A.

     Using academic data bases

     School of social work

     Tel Hai, College

    2008-2009

    B.A.

     Introduction to Stress & Trauma

     School of social work (STSP*)

     Tel Hai, College

    2006 +

     B.A.

     Emergency & crisis intervention

     School of social work (STSP*)

     Tel Hai, College

     2006 +

     B.A.

    Coping with Post trauma (Seminar)

    School of social work (STSP*)

    Tel Hai, College

     2005

     B.A. + M.A

     CBT based interventions

     School of social work

     Tel Hai, College

    2009 +

     M.A.

     Acute Stress & emergency mental health interventions

     School of social work

     Tel Hai, College

     2010 +

  • 2008   "Mashabim"  PTSD prevention research        20,000 Shekels

     

    Teaching Excellency: 95th Percentile in student's scores

     Haifa University, School of social work

    2001

     Teaching Excellency: 97th Percentile in student's scores

     Haifa University, School of social work

    2002

     Teaching Excellency: Obligatory courses

    Tel Hai college, School of social work

    2003

     Teaching Excellency: Obligatory courses

     Tel Hai college, School of social work

    2006

    Singular contribution to Sderot & "Otef Aza" community in reducing short & long term stress & trauma symptoms

    Tel Hai College

    2008

    Initiation & leadership of the stress & trauma studies program (STSP).

    Tel Hai college, School of social work

    2009

    Initiation & charring  the  first Israeli conference on first responders mental health interventions "From helpless to active coping"

    Tel Hai college, School of social work

    2010

     

    15.7.2 Governments

    Description

    Governments

    Year

    Remarkable contribution to the victims of the tsunami in empowering their resilience  and coping abilities.   

      Sri Lanka embassy, Israel.

    2005

     Remarkable contribution to the victims of the civil war in  empowering their resilience  and coping abilities.   

       Georgian embassy, Israel.

    2007

     Remarkable contribution to the victims of the earthquake  in  empowering their resilience  and coping abilities.

     Dominican republic embassy, in the name of the Haitian's government

    2010

     

  • Full CV download
  • Using medical checkup for screening & identifying children at risk at the pre-acute stages.   

     ISPCAN International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect  

    1999

    1

    Biopsychosocial profiles of abused children

     ISPCAN

    2004

    2

     1. Rauma-Trauma: Nonverbal intervention model among the tsunami refugees in Sri Lanka.

    2 . Helping the helpers: Group intervention among teams & professionals after the tsunami

     Israeli Society for group  therapy

    2005

    3

    Rauma – Trauma – Non-verbal approach in helping the children who were victims of the tsunami.

     

    Australian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

     (ASTSS)

    2005

    4

    Psychological Preparation and Debriefing of Israeli Defense Personnel: The Gaza settlement evacuations.

    ASTSS

    Convention

    2005

    5

    Rauma – Trauma – Non-verbal approach in helping the children who were victims of the tsunami.

     

    International  Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

     (ISTSS)

    2006

    6

    Rauma – Trauma – Non-verbal approach in helping the children who were victims of the tsunami.

     

     Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR)

    2006

    7

    Rauma – Trauma – Non-verbal approach in helping the children who were victims of the tsunami.

     

     International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

    2007

    8

    The Relationship  Between Coping Resources and PTSD: A Test of the BASIC-PH Model in the Context of War

     STAR

    2008

    9

    Effects of "psychological inoculation" on the mental health of Israelis under missile attacks: A randomized –control trial.

    STAR

    2009

    10

     Emergency & disaster mental health intervention training: stress & trauma studies program (STSP)

    I.P.R.E.D

    2010

    11

     Stress & Trauma Studies Program (STSP) : New approach for first responders' education

     Tel Hai College

    2010

    12

    Effects of Psychological inoculation on anxiety and expectations concerning the H1N1 flue: an internet intervention study 

    STRESS

    2010

    13

    Stress & Trauma Studies Program (STSP): Theoretical & Practical Emergency Mental Health interventions for B.A Social Work Students.

    Shared Strategies

    For Homeland Security

    (Invited symposiums) 

     

     

     

    2010

     

     

    14

    Innovative mental health intervention methods during crises and emergencies

    15

    Empowerment Model for Community Disaster (EMCD

     USC Fourth Conference on International Social Work.

    March, 2011

     

    16

     

    Communities in crises - symposium

     

    17

    Stress & Trauma Studies Program (STSP): Theoretical & Practical Emergency Mental Health interventions for B.A Social Work Students

     

    The World 17th Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine   WCDEM

     

     

     

    Jun, 2011

     

    18

    Innovative mental health intervention methods during crises and emergencies

     

    19

    Empowerment Model for Community Disaster (EMCD)

    20

    The Relationship Between Coping Resources and PTSD: A Test Of The BASIC-PH Model In The Context Of War

     

     

    Trauma through the Life Cycle from a Strengths-Based Perspective

     

     

     

     

     

     

    December, 2011

    21

    "Empowerment Model for Community Disaster (EMCD).

     

    22

    From A Helpless Victim To A Coping Survivor: Innovative Mental Health Intervention Methods During Crises And Emergencies (Workshop)

     

    23

    Emergency & disaster mental health intervention training: stress & trauma studies program (STSP)

     

     

     

    I.P.R.E.D II

     

     

     

    January, 2012

     

    24

    Innovative emergency mental health   interventions during crisis and emergencies

    Scientifically-based early interventions for reducing the ASR and preventing PTSD- Symposium

     

    XIII ESTSS Conference

    Bologna,

     

     

    June, 2013

     

    25

    The Six-C's Model – Guidelines for the Emergency Mental Health Providers

     

    26

    From Helpless to a Coping Survivor: Innovative Mental Health Intervention Methods During Crisis and Emergencies

    I.P.R.E.D III

    January, 2014

    27

    Implementation of the Six C's frame work during operation" Pillar of Defense"

    I.P.R.E.D III

    January, 2014

    28

    Reduction of acute stress reactions (ASR) in emergency room patients via stress

    management or memory structuring

    I.P.R.E.D III

    January, 2014

    29