Gaza Community Mental
Health Programme has provided group supervision sessions for coaches from the 4 sports clubs which
implement the GIZ-funded ‘Sports for smile project – phase 2’.
These clubs are Al-Ahli
Sports Club of Beit Hanoun; Al-Hilah Club of Gaza; Al-Maghazi Services Club;
and Al-Hilah Club of Khan Younis.
The project targets 500
children (272 boys, and 225 girls) from
across the Gaza Strip, with the aim of improving their psychological wellbeing.
20 sports coaches (11
men, and 9 women) have received the group supervision sessions which are provided
by Ms Rawya Haman, Director of Training and Scientific Research Department.
These sessions are
designed to create a supportive and organized environment for professionals and
workers so as they can reflect on the content and process of the work they do.
In addition they aim at relieving the stress they face in their professional
and personal lives.
The coaches showed good
interaction during these sessions and had discussions on different issues they
face at work and in their daily lives.
he coaches will
complete 8 supportive supervision sessions at the end of October, 2021.