Hans te Brake
senior policy advisor
Hans te Brake has been working for Impact since September 2007 as a senior policy advisor for research and development. Hans coordinates the program Resilience and Early Interventions. The focus is on the needs of victims after shocking events, and to strengthen and support their resilience. Among other activities, Hans was project leader in the development Directive Psychosocial Support uniformed workers (2010) and the Resilience Monitor (2011). In addition, he was and is involved in many (EU) projects of Impact.
Hans te Brake studied social psychology at the University of Amsterdam. He completed his PhD at the University of Amsterdam/Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde (Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam) with a dissertation entitled 'Burnout and job engagement in dentistry'. Between 2004 and 2007, he worked as a researcher at NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research) in Utrecht, where he carried out research on the workload of medical services in Dutch prisons and was a member of the scientific staff of the Netherlands Information Network of General Practice (LINH).