Judith Hassan

Judith Hassan, OBE, is Jewish Care’s Special Advisor on Therapeutic Work with Survivors of War Trauma. She has a BSc (Hons) in Human Relations and is a qualified social worker. Judith has worked for Jewish Care for 42 years and considers they have always been the vital support for the services for survivors. For 36 years she pioneered and developed specialist services for survivors and refugees, both as a practitioner and as director of the services. She founded the Holocaust Survivors’ Centre. She trains professionals and consults internationally on how to work with the effects of war trauma. Her work is widely published. She was awarded the National Care Awards Lifetime Achievement in Care in 2007, and an OBE for Services to Holocaust Survivors in 2008. Judith feels privileged to have been engaged in such rewarding work.