Robin Gurwitch, PhD
Dr. Gurwitch is a clinical psychologist and professor who specializes in work with at-risk children. Her research interests include the impact of trauma and disaster on children and ways to increase resilience. She has co-authored a Psychological First Aid series for helping children after disaster called Listen, Protect, and Connect, including Listen, Protect, Connect, Model and Teach for use in schools.
- Faculty, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
- PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clinical/Medical Psychology
- Rosenfeld, L. B., Caye, J. S., Lahad, M., & Gurwitch, R. H. (2010) When their world falls apart: Helping families and children manage the effects of disasters. Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.
- Gurwitch, R. H. & Schreiber, M. (2010) Coping with disaster, terrorism, and other trauma. In G. P. Koocher & A. M. LaGreca (Eds.) The parent’s guide to psychological first aid: Helping children and adolescents cope with predictable life crises (pp. 342-351). New York: Oxford University Press.
- American Red Cross (2010). Coping in today’s world. Psychological First Aid and resilience for families, friends, and neighbors (Primary Author). Published by the American Red Cross
- Schreiber, M. & Gurwitch, R. (2006). Listen, Protect, and Connect: Psychological First Aid for Children and Parents. U.S. Department of Homeland Security. http://www.ready.gov/kids/_downloads/PFA_Parents.pdf
- Schreiber, M., Gurwitch. R., Wong, M. (2007). Listen, Protect, and Connect--Model & Teach: Psychological First Aid for Children. U.S. Department of Homeland Security. http://www.ready.gov/kids/_downloads/PFA_SchoolCrisis.pdf