Ofek says, "The success of the training program will be tested by the young people who go through the induction centers in the form of feedback questionnaires. Afterward we will process the questionnaires and take lessons from them. The professional research, which will be the end of the process, will point to the optimal way to integrate the IDF's needs with maximum attention to the young people, who are going through a sensitive and tempestuous period of their lives - adolescence.
The workshop sounds fascinating: It includes working with mannequins and actors, videotaping and debriefing. I'd be curious to know if what works in the classroom can translate into the less-than-ideal reality of crowded centers and real teen angst.