Closure of violence alternatives’ training course.

Closure of violence alternatives’ training course.

Closure of violence alternatives’ training course.
On Monday 23/06/2019, Nafs for Empowerment ended its training course in cooperation with the Alternative Violence Project (AVP), with the participation of 24 trainees from various educational institutions which was attended by 24 participants from government institutions and UNRWA and lasted for 4 days. The training was facilitated by Dr. Joe Decrepo, Steve Aldefer from America Dr. Maryam Abu Turki, Samah Hussain and Manar Abu Sneineh. The training was about the positive alternative methods of self-violence and self-assertion within the philosophy of active training including respecting the principle of inner peace and listening to others. These trainings focused on personal experiences, lessons learned and learning new positive alternatives to self-protection from violence. Nasser Matar stressed the importance of transferring training experiences to other institutions in the Palestinian society, and the importance of the role of trainees in transferring these experiences and training to the educational system and community institutions.