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Salaam Cultural Museum. Children's Play Center July 16 31, 2013 Amman, Jordan. Mental health experts say that after disaster, war and violence many children -. Lose faith in the future Feel life is out of control Lack trust in adults Break relationships Become confused - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Salaam Cultural Museum

Salaam Cultural MuseumChildren's Play CenterJuly 16 31, 2013Amman, Jordan

Mental health experts say that after disaster, war and violence many children -

Lose faith in the futureFeel life is out of controlLack trust in adultsBreak relationshipsBecome confusedLack empathy for othersLose self-confidence - Refer to Bruce Perry, MD, PhD, Child Trauma Academy

This program helps children heal through play -12 Day program served

29 children4 hours a day5 days a week

There were good results with the short program.But a longer programwould result in even greater results - -

Playing together or playing alone -

Helping each other develops cooperation and caring

Board and matching games give opportunities for children to control some of their lives

Puzzles help children organize their thoughts

So many ways to use art for healing

Stories help children imagine their future

With blocks children can create, destroy, and then build again

Relationships - a very important key to healing

This is how you do it.Children so eager to learn

Our dream -That all Syrian children get a chance to heal

You can help

To help make a long term childrens program possible -Go to:www.salaamculturalmuseum.org

AndContribute

To the future of Syrias children