Assessment and Treatment of Children of Substance Misusing Parents

View of Tel Aviv

about the program

  • Dates of Course: 
    • January 10 - 20, 2020
      • Overnight flights on January 9 arrive in Israel morning of January 10
      • Returning flights to the US depart Israel very late January 19/very early January 20
    • Mandatory pre-departure session on December 10, 2019, 6-9pm
  • Housing: Double-occupancy dorm rooms.
  • Total Credits: 3 elective credits
  • Available for: Graduate Master's, Undergraduate Seniors, Non-Matriculated Students
  • Passport: Must be valid for 6 months beyond date of entry; must have at least 1 blank page
  • Note on Field Placement: January program credits count toward spring semester credit allotments and financial aid. Students with field placements must obtain permission from their faculty advisors and agency field instructors to miss field dates for a January course. Students must make up all missed field dates at another time during the year.


Program Director:

Lala Straussner, PhD, Professor of Social Work


  • Tuition and Fees: Graduate tuition and fees, paid directly to the Bursar.
  • GeoBlue Insurance: $63.10. Enrollment in GeoBlue insurance is required for all students traveling outside of the United States for an NYU course. The Office of Global and Lifelong Learning will enroll all students in GeoBlue insurance.
  • Estimated Housing: $760 ($76/night for 10 nights) for double-occupancy room. Housing bills are paid to the Bursar.
  • Estimated Airfare to Tel Aviv: $1,200 estimated from NYC, subject to booking date.
  • Meals: A welcome meal will be provided. Students are responsible for any additional meals. Cooking facilities will be available at the dorm.
  • Excursions: Trips to Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, and Masada will be arranged. Cost are currently estimated at $500-600.
  • Personal expenses: All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.