Hinda Winawer, LCSW
Hinda Winawer, LCSW joined Ackerman Institute for the Family in 1975 as a student in the Externship training program. She taught Foundations, Live Clinical Supervision and Externship courses, as well as weekend workshops. Internationally, she has conducted seminars and supervision in the Ackerman/Yang Training Program in Hong Kong, as well as in programs in Argentina and Chile. A founding member of the Ackerman Alcohol and Substance Abuse Project, other activities included: a Family Preservation Project which developed a family model for court-mandated treatment for child abuse; training psychiatry residents in the Ackerman-Beth Israel Medical Center project; and training for psychologists from Nicaragua.
Ms. Winawer is co-founder and former director of the Center for Family, Community, & Social Justice which served over 1000 urban New Jersey students and families yearly. She has been adjunct faculty, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work and has presented in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Nicaragua, and Switzerland. A member of a various professional societies, Ms. Winawer served on the board of the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), chaired various committees, and is former AFTA president. Her various publications focus on the family/societal interface such as court-mandated treatment, ethnic culture and the integration of the political dimension into clinical practice and teaching. She is a former editor of Family Process with publications addressing the meaning of white racial identity in family therapy treatment and training. She maintains a private practice in Princeton, New Jersey.