October 11, 2012 2:06PM
Clinical psychologist Rony Berger will give a lecture titled “Fostering Psychological Healing in the Aftermath of Terrorism and Other Major Disasters” from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday in Sherman Hall at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park.
The event also will include a screening of the trailer for the film “10 Percent: What Makes a Hero? — A Documentary,” which focuses on Berger’s collaborative research with Stanford professor Philip Zimbardo. The film, which still is in production, is being directed by Yoav Shamir and produced by Michael Moore.
Berger is on the faculty of Emergency Medicine at Ben Gurion University, as well as on the faculty of the Stress, Crisis and Trauma program at Tel Aviv University. He serves as a fellow of Psychology Beyond Borders, a humanitarian organization that aims to alleviate the psychological suffering in the aftermath of traumatic events.
The event is free and is sponsored by the GSU Intellectual Life Committee; the Department of Psychology and Counseling; and the Division of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts.
Information: www.govst.edu or (708) 534-5000.
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