Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration concludes the workshop on the “Applications of Art Therapy in Psychological and Mental Illnesses (Non-traditional psychological treatments)”
On 20th August 2017, the workshop on the “Applications of Art Therapy in Psychological and Mental Illnesses (Non-traditional psychological treatments)”, held by Life Foundation in cooperation with the National Council for Women, Alexandria Branch, was concluded.
The workshop was attended by Dr. Osama Rizk, Consultant of Art Therapy and Director of Art Therapy at the Psychiatric Hospital of Dr. Adel Sadiq. The workshop was moderated by Dr. Alaa Abdul Hadi, Director of the Psychological Unit of Life Foundation.
It should be noted that this training course is part of the implementation of a project “Towards rehabilitation and community integration for prisoners back into society with the concentration on female prisoners” sponsored by Drosos Foundation.
It is worth mentioning that these activities are part of the “Start_Life” project, funded by Drosos Foundation, which was founded late 2003 as a private non-profit organization to support community development, located in Zurich, Switzerland. The Foundation is committed to empower marginalized people to live a decent life. Drosos seeks to achieve long-term change through the projects it supports in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Switzerland and Germany.
Drosos has been working in Egypt since 2007. The foundation strongly supports the following areas: income generation and harm reduction for vulnerable groups, social protection and reintegration, encouraging youth creative activities, as well as environmental protection.
Until the beginning of 2016, the Foundation supported 54 projects in Egypt, serving a wide range of beneficiaries including marginalized youth, women and children.
Drosos Foundation is ideologically, politically and religiously independent.
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