Pearl Program

Pearl Program


This service began in 2008 aiming at helping women and men surviving from sexual and psychological abuse, providing psychological and spiritual support and providing life, professional and spiritual skills training. This is done through training leaders and counselors in the church and the arab community.

Training activities:

Pearl school (mesarpac): 

This is the first school in the middle east to train leaders and counselors in the church to care for survivors of sexual abuse. The duration of the study is four years, in partnership with isarpac 
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Has school: 

for those working in civil society and wish to study specialized counseling of how to deal with those who have been psychologically and sexually abused. 
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Ipsicc school: 

An international certificate is given in psychotherapy from a christian perspective through vocational training.

Therapeutic activities: 

- an integrated program to help survivors cope with the pain, leave the past and to hopefully look toward the future through specialized and separate treatment groups for women and men. 

- specialist counseling sessions: a closed world is formed for those who survived abuse revolving around feelings of guilt and shame which shuts them out of life. On the other hand, we say "you have a place in life." 

- various support groups 

- supervision sessions for those who help survivors 

- sports days and spiritual conferences

Other activities 

15 books are translated as a material to study from. Among those are: 

Beginning to heal (by ellen bass, laura davis) 

From shame to peace (by teo van der weele) 

Haunted marriage (by clark e. Barshinger, lojan e. La rowe, andres t. Tapia) 

Bradshaw on: the family (by john bradshaw) 

On becoming a counselor (by eugene kennedy, sara c. Charles md) 

Mind over mood (by dennis greenberger, christine padesky )

Syrian refugees service: providing psychological and material support.