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“New Training in Mental Health Concepts In Cooperation with GIZ”


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.

The 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’.