Palestine Red Crescent Society


General Information


Type of Organization:

Red Crescent

Acronym:

PRCS

Governorate:

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (Main Branch)

Establishment Year:

1968

Address:

Al Bireh / Jerusalem Road

Telephone:

02-2406515

Website:

www.palestinercs.org

Fax:

02-2406518

E-mail:

info@palestinercs.org

Person in Charge

Name:

Fathi Sulieman Hassan Fleifel

Position:

Director of Mental Health dep.

Telephone:

02-2406515

Mobile:

0599251138

E-mail:

mhdirector@palestinercs.org

Staff:

Social Worker (3)

Mission & Goals


Mission:

To provide humanitarian assistance, health and social services to the Palestinian people when and where needed. That is to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found, to protect life and health and ensure respect for the human being, in times of peace and armed conflict and other emergencies, to work for the prevention of disease and for the promotion of health and social welfare, and to encourage voluntary service.


Goals:

1- The independence and the neutrality of the PRCS are ensured and protected.
2- Knowledge and awareness of humanitarian values, International humanitarian Law and Human rights among the general public and specific target groups have increased.
3- The protection of the PRCS medical teams and the RCRC Movements operations has improved through building respect for the protective emblems and providing documentation and follow up of violations.
4- Staff and volunteers are familiar with the principles of the RCRC Movement, IHL and the PRCS code of conduct.
5- Regional and international awareness about the Palestinian humanitarian situation, health and social development, has increased.

Target Groups


ChildrenWomenElderly

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
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
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:

CenterHomeSchoolClinicCommunity

Geographical Distribution of the Services / Activities:

CityVillageCampBedouins

Cost of the services provided:

FreePartial Cost

Mental and Behavioral Disorders


Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders
Acute stress disorders
Emergency
Grief
PTSD
Brief depressive
Mixed anxiety & depressive
Disorders of psychological development
Specific developmental of speech & language
Mental disability
Mild
Moderate

Training


1 - Stress management.
2 – Individual and group psychological counseling.
3 - Mobility of community.
4 - Pressure, advocacy, expressive therapy, intervention at times of crisis, dealing with cases of addiction.
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