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Center for Children and Youth, Israel

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Center for Children and Youth
JDC -Brookdale Institute

JDC. Hill
P.O. Box 13087
Jerusalem 91130

Tel: +972-2-6557-400
Fax: +972-2-612391
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site:

Jack Habib

– The system’s response to abused and neglected children
– The development and utilization of information systems for monitoring,
planning and policy-making
– Programme to advance research on children and youth in the Arab sector
– Improving the regulatory system for children and youth in Institutions
– Promoting opportunities for disadvantaged children and youth
– Health promotion among children and youth in the Middle East
– Identifying, documenting and disseminating approaches that facilitate
best-practice intervention
– Fellowships for leadership development
– International activities

20 professionals

Professional background:
– Economics
– Sociology
– Psychology
– Social work
– Planning
– Health planning
– Education

– Cooperative link with Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago
– International Youth Foundation
– Organized a conference: Monitoring and Measuring the State of the Children
– Beyond Survival, 1996, in cooperation with: National Council for the Child
in Israel, European Centre for Social Welfare, Policy and Research, International
Youth Foundation, Michigan, USA and the Institute for Families in Society,
University of South Carolina, USA
– The international expert meeting on: Social Services for Children and
the Welfare Mix was organized in cooperation with the Israel Council on
Social Welfare, the Israel Committee for UNICEF, the Ministry of Labour
and Social Affairs and the European Centre for Social Welfare, Policy and
– Participating in the WHO Cross-national Survey of Health Behaviour in
School-aged Children (HBSC)
– Collaborates with the International Initiative for Children, Families
and Communities

Last updated: 12 December 1999