Gaza Community Mental Health Programme Finalized a a Training Course entitled "Psychological First Aid"
As part of GCMHP's preparedness for emergencies, the Training and Research Department of GCMHP concluded a training entitled "Psychological First Aid" with the participation of 12 "YES" Program graduates from the "AMIDEAST" in Gaza. This training was in the presence of Ms. Rawya Hamam, Director of the Training and Research Department, and Ms. Manal Harbawi, a psychologist at GCMHP. The training was conducted by a group of GCMHP's professionals, and took place at the AMIDEAST in Gaza city.
The two-day training, with a total of 10 training hours, aimed at building the participants' capacities in the Psychological first aid.
Moreover, Ms. Hamam welcomed the participants and appreciated their motivation in acquainting knowledge and skills in this field. On their turn, the participants would exchange and spread the knowledge and skills they gained from this training among their colleagues.
Further, the trainees expressed their satisfaction of the acquainted knowledge, stressing that they gained an excellent scientific and practical experience from this training. They praised the significant of this training, requesting GCMHP to conduct more mental health trainings, which helps to increase their awareness and provide them with the needed skills.
At the end, Ms. Hamam and Ms. Herbawi distributed the certificates and training materials on the participants.