Stan-Shlomo Einstein, Ph.D., clinical and social psychologist; student; academician; researcher; administrator; journalist (newspaper and radio); editor/author (25 books; 91 topic-oriented special issues of Substance Use and Misuse listed as editor/co-editor (22); unlisted as co-editor (69); journal editor-founder Substance Use and Misuse (1965-2015); Drug Forum; Social Pharmacology; Violence, Aggression and Terrorism;Altered States of Consciousness); consultant, lecturer, conference and training program organizer, exhibit curator, poet, volunteer; awards (Pace Setter award, NIDA; Mayor of Jerusalem Outstanding Volunteer Award). Area of interest: the parameters of failure.
Cort Engelken is also assistant professor of social work at Ramapo College of New Jersey in their BSW program and clinical consultant at AIDS-Related Community Service.
His areas of interest are: violence prevention at all levels: international, domestic violence, bullying, and sexual assault; conflict resolution, mediation, and arbitration; working with HIV+ people; and how to be a good teacher.
Cort has a BA with honors Ramapo College of New Jersey and received his MSW from New York University in 1982.
Engelken, C. (1987). Fighting the costs of spouse abuse, Personnel Journal, 66(3), 31-34.
Danielle works as the Lead Social Worker at East Harlem Scholars Academy. She supervises social workers at the elementary and middle schools in addition to working with her caseload of individual, group and family counseling. She has expertise in working with children and their families who've experienced trauma. Danielle also oversees the implementation of trauma sensitive schooling through ongoing workshops and staff support.
Danielle actively engages in Anti-Racism work through the People's Institute of Survival and Beyond and continues this work in her school. Danielle has been a field instructor for years. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work from Fordham University and received a BA in Human Development from Boston College.
Jaime A. Estades is a Columbia University Adjunct Professor writer, labor and community activist has committed his life to advocacy, education, health and leadership training. In 1996, Jaime founded the Latino Leadership Institute, Inc. The Latino Leadership Institute, a not-for-profit nonpartisan corporation affiliated with the City University of New York, has trained hundreds of individuals on the fundamentals of campaign management and public policy. In October 2015, the Latino Leadership Institute was selected by the White House as one of the Bright Spots of Excellence in Education in the Hispanic Community in the United States.
Jaime, who was a Revson Fellow at Columbia University, received his Juris Doctor from the City University of New York School of Law, his Masters in Social Work from the Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work.
Dr. Evans has been a couple and individual therapist for over 20 years. He is in private practice in New York City. Tripp is a supervisor and on the faculty of the Training Institute for Mental Health (TIMH - a psychoanalytic institute in NYC) 2-year Couple Therapy Program. He has co-led a number of workshops at TIMH and for Advanced Clinical Education Foundation (ACE). Some workshop titles include: Nesters versus Adventurers, Object Relations in Couple Therapy, and Going to the Dark Side: Helping Couples Talk About Breaking Up. Tripp has taught TIMH classes in transference/countertransference. His paper entitled Empathy As Defense in Couples Therapy appears in the 2008 edition of Issues In Psychoanalytic Psychology. Tripp has also written a number of books under his own name and various pseudonyms in the area of humor and reference.