Education & Training
University of Haifa, Israel. MSW in Social Work, 2006
University of Haifa, Israel. PhD in Social Work, 2013 (anticipated)
Eating disorders and Anxiety disorders
My fields of research include eating disorders, sexual abuse and childhood trauma. I have interests in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Elran-Barak, R., Latzer, Y., Buchbinder, E., Zubery, E. (2011). The Road to Liberation: Metaphors and Narratives of Illness of Women Recovered from Bulimia Nervosa. In Stein, D., Latzer, Y., & Merrick, J. (eds.), Eating Disorders: From Etiology to Treatment. Huntington, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Elran-Barak, R., Buchbinder, E., Zubery, E., & Latzer, Y. (2012). Metaphors of Illness and Recovery In Narratives of Women Recovered from Bulimia Nervosa. Sihot, 28, 268-277. (Hebrew)
Savaya, R., Spiro, S., & Elran-Barak, R. (2008). Sustainability of Social Program: A comparative Case Study Analysis. American Journal of Evaluation, 29, 478-493.
Savaya, R., Spiro, S., & Elran-Barak, R. (2008). Successful but not sustained: A case study of anti-alcohol prevention program. Social Security, 77, 79-93. (Hebrew)
Academic Prizes and Awards
2009-2011 The Graduate Studies Authority's Scholarship for outstanding PhD students, Haifa University
2005 Excellence Award for MA students, Haifa University