Nafs Empowerment


General Information


Type of Organization:

Local NGO

Acronym:

Governorate:

Ramallah & Al-Bireh

Establishment Year:

2010

Address:

Ramallah / Al Balou'-against Ministry of Interior Affairs

Telephone:

02-2421196

Website:

www.nafs.ps

Fax:

02-2421196

E-mail:

info@nafs.ps

Person in Charge

Name:

Naser Youssef Mattar

Position:

Executive Director

Telephone:

02-2421196

Mobile:

0599371350

E-mail:

nafs.ep@hotmail.com

Staff:

Psychologist (1) Social Worker (1) Educational Counselor (1)

Mission & Goals


Mission:

Reduce the rate of violence, psychological stress and tension resulting from wars, torture, and psychological, social and economic disasters, to create a citizen who is able to adapt to the reality, according to human rights conventions applicable internationally and nationally, and enable him/her psychologically and socially to meet the current and future challenges safely.


Goals:

1 - Reaching to psychological and social well-being.
2 - Achieving social and psychological balance to the victims of wars, torture, and disasters in the Palestinian society.
3 - Reducing psychological problems resulting from poverty and unemployment, and ill-treatment in the community, particularly marginalized women and children and youth categories.
4 - Enabling members of the Palestinian society and rehabilitate them psychologically and socially.

Target Groups


ChildrenYouthWomenMenElderlyFamilies

Activities / Interventions


Information dissemination to the community at large
Information on the current situation, relief efforts or available services
Messages on positive coping
Facilitation of conditions for community local
Support for emergency relief that is initiated by the community
Strengthening of community and family support
Support for social support activities that are initiated by the community
Strengthening of parenting/family supports
Facilitation of community supports to vulnerable persons
Structured recreational or creative activities
Safe spaces
Child & Youth friendly spaces
Psychosocial support in education
Psychosocial support to student teachers
psychosocial work
Psychological first aid (PFA)
Lining vulnerable individuals/families to resources
Psychological intervention & Clinical management
Basic counselling for individuals
Basic counselling families
Basic counselling for groups
Psychotherapy
General activities to support MHPSS
Training. / TOT
Technical or clinical supervision
Psychosocial support for staff / volunteers
Advocacy
Research

Time of implementation:

Morning

Place of implementation:

CenterSchool

Geographical Distribution of the Services / Activities:

CityVillageCamp

Cost of the services provided:

FreePartial Cost

Mental and Behavioral Disorders


Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders
Acute stress disorders
Emergency
Grief
Adjustment disorders
Brief depressive
Mixed anxiety & depressive
Behavioral & emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in child & adolescence
Hyper kinetic disorders
Conduct disorders
Emotional disorders (separation anxiety)
Behavioral & emotional disorders
Mental & behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use
Alcohol
Drugs , opioids, cannabinoids

Training


1 - Courses in behavior modification.
2 – Courses of collective/individual guidance.
3 - Courses in mental health.
4 - Sexual harassment and aggressive behavior.
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