Toni Eliashar – SHEKEL Therapeutic Center
Director: Aya Roth
SHEKEL is a non-profit organization. It is the leading facility in Israel integrating people with special needs into the general community. SHEKEL has established and operates a series of services and support networks that include a Living in the Community program, rehabilitative and supported employment programs, projects in the special education framework, enrichment and leisure time programs, accessibility promotion, psychological-emotional treatment and more. Toni Eliashar SHEKEL Therapeutic Center for victims of abuse Operating on campus treats individuals who suffered sexual or physical violence. The unit applies a range of intervention methods, which include identifying the therapeutic needs of the victim and creating a treatment program for him and his family, parental guidance and providing tools for understanding and coping with the needs of the children and the family, following the abusive event the child has experienced. The center employs a wide range of therapeutic tools: verbal discussion, play therapy, art therapy, etc. The center will provide training and assistance to the teams who promote the victim’s integration via employment, residence and leisure activities. The center provides assistance to people with disabilities of all kinds and from all sectors of the population, and to the family members and professionals in the field. The center has a professional multidisciplinary staff that specializes in treating people with special needs, victims of violence and trauma, and with specialization in sexual-social education.