In collaboration with Medicine de Monde – France, Gaza Community Mental Health Programme has implemented a training in Brief Trauma Recovery Programme based on the standards of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders’ (DSM5).
The training, which took place from 22 October to 12 November, 2019, aimed at providing mental health practitioners with knowledge about trauma and depression related disorders.
It also focused on providing the trainees with the standards of assessing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Eleven mental health workers from MDM and GCMHP attended the training.
This training comes as part of a series of trainings that GCMHP conducts to hone the skills mental health workers so they can provide proper intervention for the community, especially during crisis situations.