Doug Rosen and the Partners in Prevention Department are Beit T’Shuvah’s response to addiction amongst today’s youth. Simply put, Doug, a trained Marriage and Family Therapist from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, has become synonymous with substance abuse education. Doug regularly speaks to national audiences about positive decision-making, pre-empting destructive choices, self-awareness, teen resilience, and peer pressure. Formerly a Hollywood entrepreneur who dealt with his own addiction, Doug is a captivating speaker, personal mentor, and relatable teacher. He has developed a forward-thinking curriculum that encourages living well, demanded by schools and synagogues throughout the nation.
Jessica Fishel Educational and Freedom Song Coordinator
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Jessica returned to Los Angeles with a fervent desire to make a difference in the world. She has been a member of the Prevention team for over five years and is more fulfilled than ever. “I enjoy giving something to kids that was not given to me,” says Jessica. “It’s something that could have helped me a lot in my adolescence.” Jessica both plans and coordinates educational engagements and performances across the country and is a favorite speaker and youth educator.
Paul Steinberg Partners in Prevention Rabbi
Paul Steinberg is a rabbi, spiritual counselor, and nationally recognized transformative educator. Rabbi Steinberg began his career as the Director of Jewish Studies and Hebrew at Levine Academy: A Solomon Schechter School. He then went on to become the Senior Educator at Valley Beth Shalom in Los Angeles, where he served as both a pulpit rabbi and head of various schools and education programs. In addition to his career posts, Rabbi Steinberg has also pursued his doctorate in education, taught Jewish philosophy at the Graduate School of Education at American Jewish University, and served on national and local boards. He is a widely published author, including as a contributing author to The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion and Culture and with five of his own books, such as Study Guide to Jewish Ethics (JPS, 2003), Celebrating the Jewish Year (JPS, 2009) – winner of The National Jewish Book Award, and Recovery, the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality (Jewish Lights, 2014).
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