Updates on the psycho-social support services for women groups in the marginalized areas of Gaza Strip.

1 (3)Caritas team started the psychosocial sessions with women in four areas (Khozaa, Faraheen, Mawasi and Sawarha) in which each area included four groups and each group consisted of app. 25 women.

The psychologist started with the subjects according to the plan that was written and revised by the consultant.

The first topic was about “Acquaintance and Confidence building”:

Goals:

  • Ice breaking among the participants.
  • Giving the chance for participants to express their feelings through games.

After the first session, participants were confident enough to stand in front of the group to express their ideas and feelings. Continue reading

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Update on the psycho-social support services for women and children in the marginalized areas of the Gaza Strip

Nov1.jpgIn October 2017, Caritas team implemented several visits to the eleven CBO’s to plan for the next step which is to empower the women in the targeted marginalized areas, especially for those who live in the targeted areas of intervention and are desperately in need of the psychosocial support that Caritas Jerusalem offers.

Caritas team explained and discussed the Agenda and the activities with the CBO’s to reach out to the neediest according to the criteria while respecting their privacy, culture and traditions.

The psychologist will work with four groups in each area and each group will take four sessions according to the charter which is written by Caritas consultant, taking in consideration the time of activities for each subject.

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