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Ruth H. Bersin

Executive Director

Refugee Immigration Ministry

HQ Phone:  (781) 322-1011

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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 from ...more

Background Information

Employment History

Team Leader

National Organization for Victim Assistance


Clinical Staff

New England Pastoral Institute , Inc.


Priest Associate

Trinity Church, Topsfield, MA


Executive Director

English Life Line


Affiliations

American Association of Pastoral Counselors

Clinical Member


Association for Refugee Service Professionals

Board Member


Association of Trauma Stress Specialists

Member


Peace At Home , Inc.

Board Member


Education

B.S.

Education

Indiana University


Master of Divinity

Yale Divinity School


PhD

Pastoral Psychotherapy


Web References(22 Total References)


Association for Refugee Service Professionals

refugeeprofessionals.org [cached]

Ruth Bersin
The Rev. Ruth H. Bersin, M.A.R., M.Div., D. Min, Ph.D. is an Episcopal Priest with experience as a teacher and in the business world. She has extensive experience in immigration issues. She has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1975 and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive with extensive experience in marketing and fund raising. She is currently the Executive Director of Refugee Immigration Ministry in Boston. She was Executive Director for English Life Line from 1989-1992 and served as a Civilian clergy person on the Yokosuka Navy Base at that time. Dr. Bersin is a clinical member of American Association of Pastoral Counselors and a Certified Fund Raising Executive. She has training as a chaplain in a reform school, in a medical center and she received a trauma certificate from the Trauma Center in Brookline. In addition, she received specialized training for police chaplaincy in 1996 following her work as Team Leader for the National Organization of Victim Assistance in response to the Oklahoma City bombing. She has provided training for volunteer chaplains for detention centers across the country. In collaboration with the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants she organized a conference for Refugee Service Providers. She is serving on the National Association for Refugee Service Professionals and on the National Advisory Committee for Episcopal Migration Ministries. Dr. Bersin has written 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 21st Century , Eerdmans, 2002 and "Life Beyond the Gates. in The Antoich Agenda, Andover Newton Theological School and The Boston Theological Institute, New Delhi, 2007. Her dissertation topic: "Community-based Resettlement: Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Asylees Rebuild Their Lives with the Help of Congregations and Community."


Meet Our Staff | New England Pastoral Institute

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Ruth Bersin
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."


Meet Our Staff | New England Pastoral Institute

www.nepastoral.org [cached]

Ruth Bersin
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."


Trainings | PAIR Project

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Anita will be joined by Alejandra St. Guillen, of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Advancement, Reverend Ruth Bersin, of the Refugee Immigration Ministry, and Eva Millona, of the MIRA Coalition.


Association for Refugee Service Professionals

www.refugeeprofessionals.org [cached]

Ruth Bersin
The Rev. Ruth H. Bersin, M.A.R., M.Div., D. Min, Ph.D. is an Episcopal Priest with experience as a teacher and in the business world. She has extensive experience in immigration issues. She has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1975 and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive with extensive experience in marketing and fund raising. She is currently the Executive Director of Refugee Immigration Ministry in Boston. She was Executive Director for English Life Line from 1989-1992 and served as a Civilian clergy person on the Yokosuka Navy Base at that time. Dr. Bersin is a clinical member of American Association of Pastoral Counselors and a Certified Fund Raising Executive. She has training as a chaplain in a reform school, in a medical center and she received a trauma certificate from the Trauma Center in Brookline. In addition, she received specialized training for police chaplaincy in 1996 following her work as Team Leader for the National Organization of Victim Assistance in response to the Oklahoma City bombing. She has provided training for volunteer chaplains for detention centers across the country. In collaboration with the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants she organized a conference for Refugee Service Providers. She is serving on the National Association for Refugee Service Professionals and on the National Advisory Committee for Episcopal Migration Ministries. Dr. Bersin has written 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 21st Century , Eerdmans, 2002 and "Life Beyond the Gates. in The Antoich Agenda, Andover Newton Theological School and The Boston Theological Institute, New Delhi, 2007. Her dissertation topic: "Community-based Resettlement: Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Asylees Rebuild Their Lives with the Help of Congregations and Community."


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