In these three months, our Psychology Area offered 11 workshops for 159 people. There were various topics: appropriate use of social media, children´s right, improper relationships, sexual abuse prevention, relaxation techniques, and handcraft.
CEPIA was part of the presentation “Gender Equality and Equity” held at the Civic Center for La Paz on March 8 for International Women’s Day. The role of women is gaining importance and for this reason, it is important to continue working for a world of gender equality and justice.
The psychology department attended 48 new file cases using conventional therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization, and Reprocessing (EMDR), crisis intervention, family therapy. 5 cases have been closed and their therapeutic processes have been completed.
The most frequent reasons for consultations during this period: first, conduct disorders in children. Second, depressive symptoms. Third, alleged sexual abuse and then other situations regarding various emotional states or situations that compromise the mental health of our population. The work of the psychology area is crucial in the prevention, empowerment, and assistance of these situations that compromise the rights of minors and their emotional well-being.