Gaza Community Mental Health Programme has initiated on Tuesday,
May 10, 2022, a training course in ‘basic concept in mental health’, as part of
‘Sports for Smile – Phase 2’ project, in cooperation with the German Agency for
International Cooperation (GIZ).
Forty-five 45 football
and volleyball coaches from four sports clubs across the Gaza Strip are attending
the training in two groups.
The opening session of the training course was attended by each
of Ms Inas Jodeh, Head of Training and Capacity Building Unit; Dr Mohammad Al-Zeer,
head of Academic Programmes Unit; Mr Hasan Al-Shaer, project coordinator.
25-hour training which is delivered by a group of mental health specialists
will cover topics that include: ‘concepts of adolescents’ growth and
development; Basic concepts of mental disorders in adolescents; and Psychological
stress and self-care’.