Published in Arabic by the Mental Health Program at the Arab Resource Collective, ARC. Supported by the Norwegian Council for Mental Health, NCMH. This is the English Summary and Table of Content.
This book is an attempt to make children visible in an area where they are not normally seen or heard, namely in macroeconomics. No economic policies are “child neutral”. The book discusses the impact of general development strategies and macroeconomic policies on the lives of children.
Report of a regional workshop held in September 1999.
(94 p. 21x29.5 cm).
Through direct participation, children are encouraged to raise their self-esteem, gain social and problem-solving skills, and develop a sense of control over what happens in their lives.
This study addresses the Palestinian legislations related to mental health or affecting it, among the population in general and youth in particular.
A guide dealing with the practical problems faced when talking to and trying to communicate with a child who has been through distress and conflict situations: How to build trust?
Inclusion of children with special needs in Early Childhood Programs and classrooms: A report on a workshop, Beirut, 5-6/7/2002
A holistic and integrated approach to early childhood care and development: the inner life of a child: report of an awareness and training workshop in Sudan
A summery report of a regional training workshop convened in May 2001 in Cyprus (3-9/5/2001. Ayia Napa).
(18 p. 21x30 cm)
Providing knowledge and practical experience in how mentally disabled children learn.
A newsletter on child rights and a tool for sharing information and experiences as well as networking between parties working in the field of child rights in the Arab...
This newsletter aims to connect people working in the field of early childhood.
Report of a regional workshop convened in 1993. It includes the six steps of Child-to-Child Programme.
(40 p. 21x28 cm).
A handbook for NGOs on their role in the process of implementing and monitoring the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The contents are:
Report of a regional consultative meeting convened in July 1997, which established a general framework for compiling descriptive reports.
A practical, illustrated guide to the construction of a variety of aids for disabled persons at home, at work and at play.
This handbook is intended for parents and schools.
A guide in three volumes focusing on the approach to health in the community, through learning and popular education.
The toolkit aims to provide organizations, especially in developing countries, with a set of tools and techniques that enable them to develop policies and procedures to be adopted and followed in...
A Report on a regional training workshop, Larnaca-Cyprus 7-11/12/2003
Arabic First Edition, 2003
(62 p.; 21x29 cm)
Report of the follow-up TOT workshop, also in Lebanon, on how to train KG teachers and supervisors on “Working with Parents”.1993...
The worldwide most commonly used health care reference.
Report of the second regional consultative workshop, which worked on the approach and reviewed projects and networking in Arab countries.
Report of a regional workshop convened in July 1998 on inclusive approaches in early childhood programmes.
It is a guide about the importance of early childhood care and development approach that teaches us how to invest in young children and how to build programs and strategies in order to invest...
A newsletter for those working with children and youth in the Arab world, for sharing experiences in promoting and implementing the CTC approach.
Compiled, revised and designed by Samar Al-Yassir, from the Arabic edition of David Werner’s “Disabled Village Children”.
The aim of this illustrated poster-pamphlet aim is to assist in identifying disability in its earliest stages, and in seeking support.
Book-1: Training & Evaluation Resources.
E. De’Ath and G. Pugh (National Children’s Bureau, UK)
This collection of articles aims to provide parents, schools, psychosocial support practitioners and others with sufficient information on children in difficult...
It is a practical guide for those working with youth in the health and social fields. The translation of the original Norwegian version was adapted and revised with the participation of many...
A Programming document of the joint Initiative meetings, London, May 2003.
(20 p. 21x29 cm)
The kit includes:
Mental Health for Young Men & Women
Introduction to Psycho-Social Booklets, Youth & Healthy Living PacK
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A collection of works by school children aged 3-12, applying the child-to-child approach: stories and songs. Available on the website and on a CD
A documewntation of regional participatory workshop.
(Arabic 59 p. 20x29 cm. – English: 60 p)
Sophie Levitt, Healthlink Worldwide (formerly AHRTAG)
The Hesperian Foundation, 1999
Indicator in Monitoring and Evaluation Approach in Child-to Child
Developed by Dr. Basma Faour and a team from the Arab Resource Collective upon the request of UNESCO, as part of monitoring the achievements of the "Education for All" program.
It focused on developing material for the media, and included the presentation of experiences and resources.
A guide in three volumes focusing on the Concepts, Principles, Activities, Exercices and Readings. A joint project by ARC and Save the Children – UK.
Report of a regional workshop convened in February 1997.
This study aimed to expand knowledge about existing legislations that address young children, by shedding light on the best practices and services in early childhood care and education, what...
Books, films, newsletters and other resources on childhood programs, child rights, early childhood, child-to-child and special needs.
A practical guide for paraplegics, quadriplegics, their families and friends, as well as for therapists, offering useful information on how to manage problems and...
It is a practical guide for those working with youth in the health and social fields.
The first collection consists of 11 chapters dealing with independent and correlated topics in the context of the holistic integrated approach for early childhood care and development. Each...
A guide for parents and people who work with children on the importance of play for children from childbirth to the age of ten.
This manual is intended for teachers working with children in violent and severe circumstances.
A manual for early years workers to examine their current practice and to plan and develop their curricula.
This book is an attempt to make children visible in an area where they are not normally seen or heard, namely in macroeconomics. No economic policies are “child neutral”.
The booklet consists of two parts: 1- The Concepts & the Objectives: defines the early childhood care and development approach.
Compiled and revised by Smar Al-Yassir from the Arabic edition of David Werner’s “Disabled Village Children”
A handbook for parents and KG and nursery workers to better understand the stages of physical and mental development of the child between 0 and 7 years.
Report of a workshop in Lebanon on working with parents, and the effects of social change on the family and children and on the “...
This guide targets science teachers and those concerned with science curricula in schools.
Intended for parents, staff and schools, this book attempts to answer questions related to sexuality and children's behavior; questions about the development of their bodies and abilities, as well...
The report of a second consultative meeting on youth work, targeting young people aged 13 to 19.
(33 p. 21x29.5cm).
This book is an attempt to make children visible in an area where they are not normally seen or heard, namely in macroeconomics.
Report of a regional workshop convened in November 1998.
(See also the special issue of Ma’an and Haq-qi).
Available on the website and on a CD
A very helpful tool in developing appropriate programming based on local challenges and available resources.
This study aimed to shed light on a number of Egyptian policies and legislations, in order to explore the extent of their impact on the mental health of individuals and...
It is an effective tool to improve children's abilities during the preschool stage, as well as parents' behaviors and childrearing strategies. It also provides parents with a new concept and fresh...
A handbook with activities and ideas for workshops for field workers, animators and trainers who work with parents and children. A joint publication of UNICEF – Lebanon, Save the Children.
This collection of articles aims to provide parents, care and information providers and others with sufficient information on children from 0 to 36 months.
The adapted Arabic edition of Training for Transformation, a manual for community workers, in three volumes.
(516 p. 29x20 cm. $25).
The guide is the result of hard work in helping an increasing number of people living with HIV or AIDS virus.
This study deals with Lebanese legislation related to or affecting mental health among the population in general, and among children and youth in particular. It is the first of a series of studies...
A handbook for parents and KG and nursery workers to better understand the stages of physical and mental development of the child between...
A practical guide that aims to provide health and social workers as well as parents with necessary knowledge to deal with mental health issues and achieve positive mental health for all.
The glossary combines the work of tens of people in the fields of early childhood, child rights and youth.
A brief guide on establishing a program for youth, in which youth take the initiative to suggest the program content, lay its foundations and enforce it.
El Ouahabi, Fatima; Sabil, Khadija; McIvor, Chris; Carey, Joan.
The two studies aim to upgrade the impact and effectiveness of health programs that address youth, by defining indicators which are based on field data and research, in order to provide enhanced...
This manual is of three volumes and consists of five sections:
The four booklets aim to shed light on the rights of adolescents, promote their abilities to claim them and translate them into reality and knowledge, thus providing them with trust, comfort and...
The objective of this guide is to promote the development of an integrated approach aiming at implementing school health policies, improving the environment of health education and providing...
The kit has been Arabised. The six sections include fact sheets, support materials and exercises.
Report of a regional workshop convened in December 1994. It includes Gillian Pugh’s keynote on “A Holistic Approach to ECED and Partnership”, the outcome of the discussions on concepts and...
Report of a regional workshop convened in July 1995, to set the framework for a five-year plan for the early childhood programme.
Compiled from David Werner’s “Disabled Village Children” by Samar Al-Yassir and Ghanem Bibi, and revised by Farid Antoun.