For the past two years, Haim has been the director of the branch for children and youth at risk. In this position he is responsible for policies of the Ministry in everything related to youth at risk.The branch has six departments related to youth at risk: the Department of Truancy – responsible for all the truant officers in the country; the Shahar (Education and Welfare Services) Department – responsible for all the Mabar (Regular Matriculation Track) and challenge classes, Talam (Momentum for Full Matriculation) and Malei (Alternative Learning Space) programs; the Department for Kidum Noar (Youth Advancement) – responsible for the Hilah program for remedial education and for Kidum Noar centers throughout the country; the Department of Educational Welfare, Community and Parenting – responsible for youth centers, afterschool programs, preschool programs and more; the Department for Special Frameworks, responsible for Centers for Technology Education, Employment Programs for Youth, and Juvenile Reformatories and Prison Institutions; and the R & D department – responsible for all professional training in the branch, research and the annual report – “From disconnection to integration.”Previously Haim was the supervisor of special frameworks in the branch.Haim is a lecturer at David Yellin College (currently on leave) in the track for special education and the track for animal assisted therapy.
Haim lives in Jerusalem. He is married to Binah and is the father of three children – Amit, Noam and Inbar, and grandfather of Roni. He is an amateur chef and loves books and movies.
Haim holds a master’s in educational counseling from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a bachelor's in education and political science. In addition, he has a teaching certificate.