Arab journalists and social workers are under tremendous political, professional and psychological stress. Many of them endure tensions on a daily basis — especially when covering trauma-related causes: War zones/conflict areas, distressed communities, poverty, corrupt authorities and social crimes. They are often threatened by physical, verbal and sexual aggressions from people they investigate and sometimes within their own media institutions.
This course provides mental health support for Arab journalists and media professionals. The aim is to provide practical information on how to address and deal with mental health and trauma-related issues that could be triggered by living in constant threat, especially in conflict-ridden countries like Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine. These resources will help journalists and social workers identify and detect anxiety stress and trauma-related symptoms, provide information on psychological and mental health first aid, as well as improve resilience and positive coping mechanisms.
This course provides practical mental health information to help Arab journalists and social workers understand, identify and cope with work-related anxiety stress and trauma.
The course in particular aims to:
To enroll in this online training program, please click here (Training is in Arabic language)