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Dr. Ruth Bersin H.

Executive Director

Refugee Immigration Ministry

HQ Phone: (781) 322-1011

Refugee Immigration Ministry

142 Pleasant Street

Malden, Massachusetts 02148

United States

Company Description

Refugee Immigration Ministry was founded in 1986 as an Interfaith Ministry whose purpose was to offer Spiritual Care in the detention facilities. As RIM has expanded to other services the collaboration between faith groups has brought volunteers together ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Clinical Staff
New England Pastoral Institute , Inc.

Affiliations

Member
American Association of Pastoral Counselors

Board Member
Peace At Home

Education

B.S.
Education
Indiana University

Master of Divinity

Yale Divinity School

PhD
Pastoral Psychotherapy

Web References (21 Total References)


Meet Our Staff | New England Pastoral Institute

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Ruth Bersin

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Ruth Bersin
Ruth Bersin, M.Div., D.Min., PhD, is an Episcopal Priest, a member of American Association of Pastoral Counselors, the Association of Trauma Stress Specialists and a Pastoral Counselor at the New England Pastoral Institute. She is the Executive Director of Refugee Immigration Ministry in Boston. She has had chaplaincy training in a reform school, a medical center and specialized training for police chaplaincy. She has trained lay-chaplains for detention in numerous communities across the country. Dr. Bersin has done work on Spirituality in the Recovery Process after Traumatic Experience and has given papers on the subject to numerous conferences including the Episcopal East Coast Military Chaplains Conference, Association of Trauma Stress Specialists, and American Association of Pastoral Counselors.
Dr. Bersin has published an article: "Healing Traumatic Memories: A Spiritual Journey. in Theological Literacy for the 21st Century, Eerdmans, 2002, and in 2006 an article in The Antioch Agenda, "Life Beyond the Gates: Seeing Ourselves in the Other."


There will also be an interfaith ...

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There will also be an interfaith discussion led by Venkat Pula of Chinmaya Mission of Boston, Dr. George Abraham of Indian Gospel Melodies, Ruth Bersin of the Refugee Immigration Ministry and Ranjani Saigal of Ekal Vidyalaya.


Dr. Ruth Bersin, ...

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Dr. Ruth Bersin, RIM's Executive Director, in her opening speech thanked each of the various groups that participated in the interfaith effort.

"People are coming seeking asylum from all over the world. We need groups that represent different parts of the world," Bersin said.
She made reference to the community outreach program in terms of •clusters' that, "are made up of representatives from several congregations in a given community that agree to work on a cooperative, interfaith process that offers clients community-based support. Participating congregations include: Lutheran, Episcopal, United Presbyterian, United Methodist, American Baptist, Roman Catholic, United Church of Christ, Unitarian, Ba'hai, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim and the Society of Friends."
Dr. Bersin received her B.S. in Education from Indiana University, an M. A. in Religion from Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School and a D. Min. from the Graduate Theological Foundation. She received her PhD in Pastoral Psychotherapy - enough credentials to lead RIM in the right direction.
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Dr. Khalid Sadozai, the President of the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester (ISGW) along with executive committee and board members; Dr. Saleem Khanani and Mohammad Ilyas met with Dr. Ruth Bersin some three and a half years ago.


Dr. Ruth Bersin, ...

www.indianewengland.com [cached]

Dr. Ruth Bersin, RIM's Executive Director, in her opening speech thanked each of the various groups that participated in the interfaith effort.

"People are coming seeking asylum from all over the world. We need groups that represent different parts of the world," Bersin said.
She made reference to the community outreach program in terms of •clusters' that, "are made up of representatives from several congregations in a given community that agree to work on a cooperative, interfaith process that offers clients community-based support. Participating congregations include: Lutheran, Episcopal, United Presbyterian, United Methodist, American Baptist, Roman Catholic, United Church of Christ, Unitarian, Ba'hai, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim and the Society of Friends."
Dr. Bersin received her B.S. in Education from Indiana University, an M. A. in Religion from Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School and a D. Min. from the Graduate Theological Foundation. She received her PhD in Pastoral Psychotherapy - enough credentials to lead RIM in the right direction.
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Dr. Khalid Sadozai, the President of the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester (ISGW) along with executive committee and board members; Dr. Saleem Khanani and Mohammad Ilyas met with Dr. Ruth Bersin some three and a half years ago.


Meet Our Staff - Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapists

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Ruth Bersin, M.Div., D.Min.

Ruth Bersin , M.Div., D.Min is an Episcopal Priest, a member of American Association of Pastoral Counselors, the Association of Trauma Stress Specialists and a Pastoral Psychotherapist at the New England Pastoral Institute. She is the Executive Director of Refugee Immigration Ministry in Boston. She has had chaplaincy training in a reform school, a medical center and specialized training for police chaplaincy. She has trained lay-chaplains for detention in numerous communities across the country. Dr. Bersin has done work on Spirituality in the Recovery Process after Traumatic Experience and has given papers on the subject to numerous conferences including the Episcopal East Coast Military Chaplains Conference, Association of Trauma Stress Specialists, and American Association of Pastoral Counselors. She has published an article: "Healing Traumatic Memories: A Spiritual Journey. in Theological Literacy for the 21 st Century, Eerdmans, 2002 and in 2006 and article in The Antioch Agenda, "Life Beyond the Gates: Seeing Ourselves in the Other."

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