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  • Dr. Nirit Karni Viser
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Education
  • Education M.A.
  • [email protected]
  • Violence, Vernal violence, People with disabilities, Inclusion

  • Nirit Karni-Vizer, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of Education at Tel-Hai College. Her research focuses on verbal violence, intervention programs, and inclusion and community participation of people with disabilities. She is interested in developing intervention programs to reduce violence against people with disabilities by empowering them and teaching them skills and in training professionals to use these programs.

  • Verbal violence against people with disabilities

    Attitudes towards inclusion

  • 2010- present

    Introduction to special education

    Undergraduate

    2010- 2018

    Child development, identification of disabilities.

    Undergraduate

    2010-2016

    Pervasive Developmental Disorder

    Undergraduate

    2010-2015

    Inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in the community 

    Undergraduate

    2013-2014

    Seminar on the vocational and social education of young and adults with developmental disabilities

    Graduate

    2013- present

    Intellectual developmental disabilities

    Undergraduate

    2013- present

    Seminar on Verbal Violence at schools and intervention programs

    Undergraduate

    2016- present

    Behavioral problems and interventions to reduce violence in schools

    Undergraduate

    2016- present

    Integration from a humanistic and educational perspective

    Undergraduate

    2016- present

    Emotional and behavioral disorders of children with learning disabilities

    Undergraduate

    2016- present

    People with disabilities in postmodern society: critical issues

    Undergraduate

    2017- present

    Autistic spectrum disorder

    Undergraduate

    2017- 2019

    Learning and attention disabilities in a multi-system perspective

    Graduate

    2018- present

    Violence in schools

    Graduate

    2019- present

    Seminar on Integration and inclusion in postmodern vision

    Graduate

    2019- present

    Emotional, behavioral and violent disorders in the special education system and in inclusion

    Graduate

    2019- present

    Issues in intellectual developmental disabilities

    Graduate

  • 2013

    Exploring the effects of verbal violence on community participation

    Deans incentive grant

    $5,000

    CO-PI

    Prof. Mark Salzer (PI)

    2014

    Reports of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities on

    verbal violence directed at them in various housing frameworks

    Keren Shalem – The Central Fund for the Development of Services for                        the Retarded in the Local Councils

    NIS100,000

    PI

    Prof. Shunit Reiter (CO-PI)

    *2017

    The contribution of an intervention program based on the "cycle of internalized learning" to coping with verbal violence and improving the quality of life of people with IDD living in different house settings

    Shalem Fund: The Central Fund for the Development of Services for                        the Retarded in the Local Councils

    NIS 100,000

    PI

    Dr. Ran Numan (CI)

    *2017

    The relationship between the principle of normalization and the humanistic

    approach as expressed in the work of service providers, quality of life, sense of self-efficacy and future orientation of adults with IDD as a service provider

    Shalem Fund: The Central Fund for the Development of Services for                        the Retarded in the Local Councils

    NIS 100,000

    CO-PI

    Prof. Shunit Reiter (PI) and Dr. Ran Numan (CO-PI)

    *2017

    The effect of verbal                     violence on body image

    Tel-Hai College

    NIS 10,000

    PI

     

    *2019

    Verbal violence among people with mental illness

    MOU

    NIS 5,000

    PI

     

    1. *Karni-Vizer, N. (2018). Verbal violence towards people with intellectual developmental disabilities living in different residential settings, Issues in Special Education & Inclusion, 29(1), 147-164. (Heb.).
    2. *Karni-Vizer, N., & Walter, O. (2018). The impact of verbal violence on body investment and self-worth among college students. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 29, 314-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2018.1550831. (SJR IF = 1.15., R 122/262 in clinical psychology (Q2), Scopus = Q2, CiteScore: 1.15, R 6/17 59th in health professions). 7 citations
    3. *Karni-Vizer, N. (2020). Teachers' perceptions of religious education about integrated students with special needs into regular education. Issues in Special Education & Inclusion, 30, 115-129. (Heb.).
    4. Karni-Vizer, N. (2020). Inclusive education in state religious schools: the perceptions of the teachers on inclusion. International Journal of Inclusive Education. (SJR IF = 1.3., R 122/262 education (Q1), Scopus = Q2, CiteScore: 1.58, R 267/1040 74th in social sciences - education).
    5. Salzer, M., & Karni-Vizer, N. (2020). The impact of verbal violence on recovery: A mediation study. Community Mental Health Journal, (on-line) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-020-00707-3. (SJR IF =60., 76 out of 246 on the Health (Social Science) list 189 out of 489 on the Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health list 210 out of 494 on the Psychiatry and Mental Health list (Q2) Scopus = Q2, CiteScore 2019: 2.4).
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