Graduation of Participants in ‘Psychosocial Support for Syrian Refugees’ Program

The School of Nursing at the University of Jordan (UJ) on Sunday, September 29, celebrated the graduation of the second group of 25 participants in the ‘Psychosocial Support for Syrian Refugees in Jordan’ training program.
This program, which aims at raising the level of efficiency of workers in the field of refugee services to improve their abilities at providing psychosocial care for Syrian refugees, was carried out through cooperation between the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), and the School of Nursing and the Center of Consultation and Training at UJ.
The program is designed to qualify the workers in medical, psychological and social fields to provide psychosocial support for the refuges, noting that UJ is the first university in Jordan that carried out such a project.
Training courses will be held that will last three months yearly, through which the participants who work in governmental and international sectors, organizations, charities, and NGO’s related to providing services for refugees will receive theoretical lectures at the rate of 66 hours, 42 hours of practical training in addition to 29 hours of distance learning.
These lectures will educate them in skills of adaptation, integration, resilience, self-improvement, and scientific methods in solving problems, overcoming psychological difficulties and improving Family and community relations.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, UJ Vice President for Scientific Schools Dr. Kefah Jamani handed out the university Shields to the distinguished participants and certificates to the program's coordinators, lecturers and trainers.
  • 11/7/2019