"Rights in Conflict" presentation: "Palestinian Mental Health: Human Rights and Social Justice in Conditions of Continuous Conflict, Siege, and Oppression"
With Dr. Yasser Abujamei, Gaza Community Mental Health Programs
Join us for a lunch discussion on issues of mental health in Palestine with connections to human rights and social justice. Dr. Abujamei has been with the Gaza Community Mental Health Programs since 2004 playing different supervisory, clinical and research roles. He assumed the leadership of the institution in 2014 and continues to serve as the general director overseeing the general operations of the program in providing a world class mental health care with the limited resources available. Dr. Abujamei is a psychiatrist and he has served as a member of the Task Force that developed the Palestinian National Mental Health Strategy for 2015-2019. His research and evaluation work focus on: integrating mental health and human rights, resilience, surviving torture and post-graduate mental health education.
A light lunch to be served. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/GazaMentalHealth
Tuesday, November 20 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Campion Hall, 139
Boston College, 2599 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA