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Dr. Alean Al-Krenawi

Alean Al-Krenawi, PhD, is former Dean and Professor at Memorial University's School of Social Work. He is former chair of the Spitzer Department of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

Dr. Al-Krenawi's research interests include multicultural mental health and social work with indigenous populations, polygamy, and political violence. He conducts stuides in Canada, Israel, Palestine, and other Arab countries.

He has completed two books - one on ethno-psychiatry and one on Helping Professionals with Indigenous People, Maryland: University Press of America. He co-edited a book on Multicultural Social Work in Canada: Working with Diverse Canadian Ethno-Racial Communities, published by Oxford University Press. Currently, he is working on two books, Social Work with Muslim Communities, which will be published by Columbia University Press, and The Psychosocial Impact of Political Violence on Adolescents: The Israeli-Palestinian Case, New York: Nova Press. In addition, Dr. Al-Krenawi has authored numerous book chapters and academic peer reviewed articles.

Recently published works appear/are about to appear in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, British Journal of Psychiatry, British Journal of Social Work, Child Abuse and Neglect, Community Mental Health Journal, Current Opinion in Psychiatry, Family Process, Health and Social Work, The Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Social Psychology, Social Psychiatry, among other professional forums.

For more information, Dr. Al-Krenawi's CV is available.