Three Day Workshop on “Disability Sensitization”


Potohar Mental Health Association (PMHA) is organizing a three day workshop July 13,14 &15, 2016 on “Disability Sensitization” for the staff members of civil society organizations (NGOs, CBO’s, DPO’s, INGO’s). This workshop is designed by Zulqurnain Asghar who is first visually impaired practicing Psychologist in the history of South Asia.

Aim :

Participants develop an enhanced understanding of issues related to disabilities to make the workplace inclusive and disabled friendly
Participants learn and understand that every one has a role in valuing diversity
Participants learn effective ways of assisting Persons living with Disabilities at workplace and home
Demonstrate that it’s a win-win situation when we effectively assist and interact with our coworker, family and friends living with disabilities

Topics:

A. Disability in Pakistan / Understanding Disability
B. Stigma / perception related to Person living with Disabilities
C. Discrimination and its impact on Person living with Disabilities
D. Women living with Disabilities
E. Do’s and Don’ts of Disabilities
F. Effective Communication (Verbal and Non Verbal) with Person living with Disabilities

Facilitator:
1. Mr. Zulqurnain Asghar
Psychologist

Co Facilitator:
2. Mr. Syed Ali Amir Salman
Anthropologist

Registration Fee:

Rs. 10,000/-Only per day (Individual)
Rs. 8,000/- Only per day (Nomination of 2 persons for institutions)
The fee covers training fee, training material, lunch and tea
Last date of Registration: Monday, 11July 2016
Interested individuals / organizations can send us email for further details
Email: potoharmentalhealthassociation@gmail.com
or Contact: 0345-8540063 & 051-4371942

Venue:

Hotel Bellagio Islamabad
Plot # 24
T & T Centre, Street # 22, Sarya Chowk
Sector G-8/4, Jehlum Road Behind PTCL Office Islamabad.
(Subject to a total of 20 participants)