Our vision and sublime target, which we aspire to achieve in psychosocial program in PMRS, is the highest level of psychosocial for all Palestinians in order to feel a kind of relaxation, satisfaction towards him/herself and believe in his/her abilities to understand life’s disappointments, which she faces.
We are a diverse, collaborative program dedicated to achieving high standards of psychosocial for all Palestinians. Through high quality , standards driven principles, a nurturing environment, and development civic and psycho-social skills necessary to function productively in world community, we try to create a community of long-life individual.
• Community psychiatric support, to enable continued health care and medication
• Social support, to counter the problems of social exclusion associated with crisis
• Promoting independence and autonomy
Where the aid of individual takes place to reach balance through counseling , supporting , self-construction and establish the balance with the surrounding environment, psychosocial comes to challenge the Palestinian environment to lead him/her towards an idea or interests. If s/he couldn‘t do that, s/he needs to make an equalization of balance for protecting his/her entity , continuity and for using his/her abilities to adapt with the surrounding environment .
Based on the qualitative health to all and on the belief of the Palestinian Medical Relief society to lead the Palestinian individual to the highest level of mental health and to promote the highest level of growth in the social, emotional , mental and physical domains , psychosocial program is developed to meet all the mentioned needs. Therefore, the most important functions that mental health program carry out is developing the Palestinian individual and facilities all his/her life‘s elements, for confronting daily life challenges and overcome the obstacles .
Get to Know the Psychosocial Program:
Individual affects by social, cultural, economical, religious and environmental aspects. The effect of these aspects vary for one to another, depending on his/her biological , genetic nature or his/her age. One reaches balance with him/herself or his/her surrounding without any obstacle. Other needs intervention for helping him/her to make balance with his/herself or with the surroundings. So that , individual be helped to reach this balance through counseling , supporting and build self-esteem. This balance happens by challenging the surroundings , adopting an idea or by compromisation.
Family, school and society, workplace and country regulations form the surroundings which affect on the individual‘s balance. Therefore, psychosocial program in PMRS targets all society‘s categories ( men, women, children, teenagers and teachers ) especially one who suffers from psychological , behavioral or social problems and to promote psychosocial for Palestinian to be an active and effective person to build his/her country.
Program‘s General Objectives:
1- To provide psychological counseling services for public in West Bank and Gaza stripe especially during the hard circumstances which Palestinian people face.
2- To Increase workers‘ experience in medical primary health regarding the psychiatric diseases , recognizing problems and adopting transferred measures.
3- To raise public awareness regarding the psychiatric disease and how to deal with the crisis and shocks that Palestinian individual com through.
3-To conduct studies and researches related to psycho-social conditions and partnerships with civic institutions (governmental & private) to achieve a kind of cooperation through a variety of activities and set out policies related to psychological regulations. In addition, create a lobbying network for decision- making.
What We do:
1- Collective psychological intervention for group counseling .
Through the formation of counseling groups in West Bank and Gaza, stripe with cooperation with he local organizations of the local institutions.
2. Individual intervention
Through PMRAS medical clinics by professional and trained staff on dealing with these cases and individual intervention, beside home visits, monitoring and supervising by psychologist.
3- Training and Educating
Through training courses for doctors, health workers and Medics about psychosocial skills and psychological debriefing.