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RAE children in Prizren learn stabilization techniques

In Diakonie Kosova’s office in Prizren, our psychologist has held stabilization group activities with children from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian (RAE) minorities. A stabilization group activity refers to a weekly meeting with children, where they learn ways to cope with stressful situations and negative emotions. This activity was organized and carried out in cooperation with NGO “Concordia”. During the last activity planned, a dance…

Lectures in school about trauma and its impact

The Psycho-Social Center for Trauma Therapy has held lectures in schools about trauma and its impact. The lectures were provided for teachers in primary schools, mainly in the municipality of Skënderaj. The lecture about trauma and its impact in the school of Makërmal, Skënderaj. The purpose of these visits was to train teachers to recognize the signs of trauma in children. This contributes in early…

Trauma therapy training module: Rescuing the inner child

Diakonie Kosova continues to be the only organization providing capacity building for mental health professionals for trauma therapy. From the 13th to the 17th of December, we organized the 7th module of the long-term trauma therapy training. The technique “Rescuing the Inner Child”, which was the topic of the training, is an evidence-based method and a very important step in trauma treatment. The trainer was…

Medical service in the RAE neighborhood in Fushë Kosova

In Diakonie’s office in Fushë Kosova, our doctor and nurse are continually providing free medical check-ups for the minority people of this area. This area consists of the biggest neighborhood of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian (RAE) communities in Kosovo with around 5000 inhabitants. Previously they did not have access to medical care within the neighborhood.  Diakonie’s doctor and nurse providing a medical check-up in Fushë…

The Psycho-Social Center for Trauma Therapy Diakonie Kosova has organized a clinical supervision for mental health professionals

In October, the Psycho-Social Center for Trauma Therapy Diakonie Kosova has organized a clinical supervision for mental health professionals. The supervision follows trauma therapy training modules and it is an important part of the long-term training program. The supervision was led by Mrs. Xhevahire Balaj, a well-experienced therapist in trauma therapy. Two groups of mental health professionals, Albanian and Serbian, attended this session in Diakonie…

In March we got informed that the Swiss confederation is supporting our farm

In March we got informed that the Swiss confederation is supporting our farm / working place for handicapped people. 8 people with special needs and one member of the Roma minority are working on our farm. We have goats and chicken and produce different goat cheese. With this great help, we could build one traditional corn silo, a terrace for our farmworkers, and bought 20…

Final cooking test

After 5 months of training we had the final test for the trainees of our cooking class. The test was held on 13.07.2021 in Diakonie Training Center in Mitrovica. As we did before we have invited examiners from outside to control and to test the dishes from our students. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Gervalla-Schwarz, German Ambassador Mr. Jörn Rohde, the Swiss Ambassador Mr.…

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