Dr. Yosi Yaffe

Dr. Yosi Yaffe

Yosi Yaffe (Ph.D.) holds a position of senior lecturer at Tel-Hai Academic College. I specialize in family assessment and am interested in parent-child relations in diverse contexts of children's and adolescents' emotional and educational well-being. In the past, I worked in several academic institutions, including the Open University of Israel, Ohalo College, and Gordon College of Education. Since 2018, I have acted as the Editor of “Time for Education”- an Israeli Peer-Reviewed Journal of Perusal and Research in Education.

יוסי יפה
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Selected courses:

Introduction to special education; introduction to psychology; Intro to Inferential statistics; Quantitative research methods; Parental authority; Anxiety and its disorders in children; Autistic Spectrum Disorder; The family of the disabled child; ADHD; Emotional and behavioral disorders

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Selected publications:

Yaffe, Y. (2017). Establishing Specific Links Between Parenting Styles and the S-Anxieties in Children: Separation, Social, and School. Journal of Family Issues, 39(5), 1419–1437.

Yaffe, Y. (2018). Physical Activity Among Israeli-Arab Adolescent Males: How Do Parenting Styles Matter? American journal of men's health, 12(6), 2037-2043.

Yaffe, Y. (2018). Convergent Validity and Reliability of the Hebrew version of the Parenting Styles and Dimensions Questionnaire (PSDQ) in Hebrew-Speaking Israeli-Arab Families.  Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, 12(2), 133-144.

Yaffe, Y. (2019). Comparing Bedouin and Jewish parents’ parenting styles and practices. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 25(1), 25-34.

Yaffe, Y., & Seroussi, D. E. (2019). Problematic Internet use in Israeli-Arab adolescent males: Do parenting styles matter?. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 13(4).

Yaffe, Y. (2020). Does self-esteem mediate the association between parenting styles and imposter feelings among female education students? Personality and Individual Differences, 156, 109789.

Yaffe, Y. (2020). Is the Parent-Child Relationship Inventory (PCRI) Valid for Family Measurement in Hebrew-Speaking Parents? A Report with Evidence on the Validity and Reliability of the Hebrew Version of the PCRI. Marriage & Family Review, 56(6), 576-589.

Yaffe, Y. (2020). Systematic review of the differences between mothers and fathers in parenting styles and practices. Current Psychology.

Yaffe, Y. (2020). Validation of the Clance Impostor Phenomenon Scale with Female Hebrew-Speaking Students. The Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 11(4), 1-8.

Yaffe, Y. (2021). Students' Recollections of Parenting Styles and Impostor Phenomenon: The Mediating Role of Social Anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 172, 110598.

Yaffe Y, (2022). The Association Between Familial and Parental Factors and the Impostor Phenomenon - A Systematic Review, 1-20. American Journal of Family Therapy.

Yaffe, Y., Shenaar-Golan, V., & Yatzkar, U. (2022). Validation of the Parental Feelings Inventory with Parents of Adolescent Clinical Sample. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 1-9.

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