Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, has carried out a
series of training activities in the Gaza Strip in cooperation with Physicians
for Human Rights and the General Department of Mental Health at the Palestinian
Ministry of Health.
The training activities were delivered by a group of
psychiatrists, MH experts and doctors who came from Israel to the Gaza Strip to
complete three training courses that they began earlier in 2021. These courses,
which target a group of professionals and psychologists working in the
Palestinian Ministry of Health and GCMHP, are supervised by three experts in
psychotherapy and psychometric scale.
The three training courses cover the topics of : Trauma Incidence
Reduction (TIR); Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, and Woodcock–Johnson Tests of Cognitive
These training courses come as part of the capacity building
activities that GCMHP regularly and consistently conduct to promote the effectiveness
of mental health services in the Gaza Strip.