Psychological Awareness Raising Sessions for some Displaced Families from the Area of Kadha and Jabal Habashi to Taiz city Directorate of Almtvr in July 2017

Dr. Adnan Al-Qadi, Coordinator of the Family Counseling Foundation in Taiz Branch, in cooperation with the Educational Media Center carried out psychological awareness session for a number of displaced people in the directorate of Al-Mutfir on July 15, 2017. The activities were held in one of the halls of the International Creative School.  The session began with the Foundation nature of work and its multiple services. Then introduced the nature of psychological trauma facing individuals as a result of war conditions, loss of family member, relatives, and property as well as for the psychological, physical trauma, and factors that increase the negative effects.

It also showed the role of the individual in confronting these traumatic conditions, and the positive psychological strategies, behavioral and cognitive in facing psychological trauma and negative effects. Dr. Adnan Al-Qadi reviewed Some historical models who were able to face adversity positively in order to give realistic examples. He, furthermore, explained the importance of moving away from negative strategies in the face of psychological trauma, such as continuous thinking in previous events (concern)

At the end of the session, participants were informed about free hotline (136) service provided by the Foundation to present their psychological and family problems which will be answered by specialists in the Psychological and Family Counseling Center. As well as for the possibility of conducting direct interview with a psychologist at the Psychological Counseling Center in Taiz University.