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 Personal information:



Name                : SAMIR QOUTA 


Address             : P.O. Box 1049


          El-Nazaz St. 12-234 Shjjia El Gedida Gaza Via Israel


    Tel (H):  +970 8 2811378


    Tel (W): +970 8 2865949


    Mobile: + 970 599 784872


    Fax:  +972 8 2824072


    Email:qoutasamir@hotmail.com


               Sqouta@iugaza.edu


                samir@gcmhp.net


Data of Birth    :  4th January 1956


Marital Status   : Married with one daughter


 


 


 


Personal History


Education and Training:





















1974-1978


Primary, preparatory and secondary schools in Gaza, in the Egyptian curriculum Cairo University, B.A., Psychology


1980-1981


Training course in Psychological Testing in Jaffa Community Mental Health Centre


1983-1985


Ein Shams University, Egypt, M.A., Psychology


(Tension among Palestinian refugees)


1996-1998


Diploma in Psychotherapy  and testing in Tel –Aviv University


2000


Amsterdam University, PhD (Trauma Violence and Mental Health)


 


Employment:
























2005 till now


Associated Prof.in the Islamic university and from 2006 became head of psychology Dept..


2003-2004


Associated Prof.  Bahrain University


1993- 2003


Director of the Research Department in Gaza Community Mental


Health Programme (GCMHP).


1990-1992


Clinical Psychologists in GCMHP, Gaza, Palestine.


1982-1990


Head of the  clinical psychology  and Medical Department


at Nassar hospital 


1979-1982


Clinical Psychologist, Psychological Medicine Department in


Nassar hospital.







Teaching Experience:


 


2005 till now             Head of Department and Lecturer at the Islamic University                                      Lecturer in Clinical, behavioural, and general psychology .


 


2003-2004                   Lecturing in Bahrain University the following modules:


Ø  Counselling


Ø   Psychological testing


Ø  Child development.


 


1996- Present             Training mental health workers in the GCMHP in the joint project between Islamic University and GCMHP the following modules:


Ø  Stress & trauma.


Ø  Research – Child development.


 


2000-2002                   Lecturing in Al-Quds University the following modules:


Ø  general psychology,


Ø  Trauma & stress, mental health.


 


2001- present                       Lecturing in the Islamic University the following modules:


Ø  Clinical Psychology.


Ø  Behaviour therapy.


Ø  Psychological Testing.


Ø  Personality Theory.


Ø  Counselling.


Supervising of master students and examining diploma and master students in the Islamic University.


 


1985-1990              In-service training of doctors, nurses in the School of Nursing – Gaza.


 


1980-1984              Psychology courses in the School of Nursing, Gaza.









Publications:


Child development and family mental health in war and military violence: The Palestinian experience. Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L, El Sarraj, E., International J. OF Behavioral Development,2008,32,(4)306-317).


Individual and Group Treatment and other Representations Predicting Posttraumatic Recovery Among Former Political prisoners, Salo J.,., and Qouta S. Punamaki R.-L (2008). Traumatology,Volume xx Number x.


Dispositional and situational and mental health among Palestinian political ex-prisoners, Punamaki R.L, Salo J.,Komproe I. and Qouta S. . Mustafa Elmasri, M.D. and Jong J.Anxiety,Stress &Coping 00 (0)1-22


-Does war beget child aggression? Military violence, child age and aggressive behavior in two Palestinian samples Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L, Thomas Miller  El Sarraj, E(2007)Volume33,1-14,Aggressive behavior.


Predictors of Psychological distress and positive resources Among Palestinian adolescents: Trauma,Child,and mothering characteristics, Qouta, S., Eidth Montomery, Punamäki, R.L, El SarrajChild Abuse|&Neglect ,2007,699-717.


On-Goin Trauma,PTSD (OTSD),The Palestinian experience, Samir Qouta (2007)Arabysnet Journal N : 13


Psychological distress and resources among siblings and parents exposed to traumatic events. Raija-Leena Punamaki, samir Qouta, Eidth Montomery, International journal of behavioral development(2006) .30,1-13


Children under armed conflict .Samir Qouta,Eyad Sarraj, Protection of children during armed conflict(2006)..IN Charles Green & others. Oxford,Intersentia


The impact Of Structured activities among Palestinian children in a time of conflict. Maryannel Ager A. F,Vivan K.Afana A.Qouta. J. of child psychology and psychiatry.47-12.(2006).1211-1218.


The deterioration and mobilization effects of trauma on social support: childhood maltreatment and political trauma in a Palestinian community sample. Punamaki R., L., Qouta S., and others. (2005). Journal of Traumatic Stress,  


Mother- Child Expression of Psychological Distress in Acute War Trauma. Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L, El Sarraj, E. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 2005 Vol 10 (2): 135-156.


The Palestinian Experience. El Sarraj, E., Qouta, S. Disaster and Mental Health. 2005, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Chapter 16, 229-237.


The Role of Peritraumatic Dissociation and Gender in the Association Between Trauma and Mental Health in a Palestinian Community Sample. Punamäki, R.L, Ph.D., Komproe I.H., Ph.D., Qouta, S., Ph.D., J. Mustafa Elmasri, M.D. and Jong J. M.D. Ph.D. American Journal Psychiatry 2005; 162:545-551.


Associations between self and other representations and posttraumatic adjuctment among political prisoners. Salo J.,., and Qouta S. Punamaki R.-L (2003). Anxiety, Stress and coping.2005; 18 (4):36-378..


The Impact of Conflict on Children: the Palestinian Experience. Qouta, S., PhD, J. Odeh, MD; J. Ambulatory care Manage Vol. 28 No. 1 pp 75-79, 2005


Prevalence of PTSD among Palestinian Children in Gaza Strip. Qouta, S., El Sarraj, E.; Arabpsynet Journal, 2005, (2), 8-13.


Prevalence and determinants of PTSD among Palestinian children exposed to military violence. Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L, and El Sarraj, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003.


Adult attachment and emotional responses to traumatic memories among Palestinian former political prisoners. Kanninen, K., Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L. (2003). Traumatology, 9, 15-26.


Prevalence and determinants of PTSD among Palestinian children exposed to military violence. Qouta, S., Punamäki, R.L, and El Sarraj, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003.


Personality and trauma: Adult attachment and posttraumatic distress among former political prisoners. Kanninen, K., & Punamäki, R.L. Qouta, S. (2003). Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 9 (2), 97-126.


Community Mental Health as practiced by the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, Trauma, War, and Violence, Public Mental health in Socio-Cultural Context, Qouta S., El Sarraj E., (2002). Edited by Joop DE Yong, March 2002. 


Trauma-related emotional and their association with post-traumatic and somatic symptoms. Naatanen P., Kanninen K., Qouta S., and Punamaki R. L. (2002).  Anxiety Stress and Coping, 2002, 1-17.



The relation of appraisal, copying efforts, and acuteness of trauma to PTSD symptoms among former political prisoners. Kanninen K., Punamaki R. L., and  Qouta S. Journal of Stress, 2002, Val. 15 (3), 245-253.


The role of psychological defences in moderating between trauma and post-traumatic symptoms among Palestinian men. Punamaki R. L., Kanninen K., Qouta S., and El Sarraj E. International Journal of Psychology, 2002, 37 (5), 286-296.


Trauma and PTSD. In :Psychiatry images in Arab World Cairo. Self and Objective Representation and Therapy Participation Predicting Changes in Symptoms and Personal Growth among Trauma Victims. Qouta, S., El Sarraj, E. (2001). 


Mental flexibility as resiliency factor among children exposed to political violence. Qouta, S., Punamaki, R., & El Sarraj, E.  International Journal of Psychology, 2001, 36, (1) 1-7.


Resiliency Factors Predicting Psychological Adjustment after Political Violence among Palestinian children. Qouta, S., Punamaki, R., & El Sarraj, E. (2000).  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2001, 25(3) 256-267.


Health of Children in War Zones: Gaza Child Health Survey. Miller T., MD assistant by El-Masri M., Qouta S. (2000).


Trauma Violence and Mental Health:  The Palestinian Experience, PhD Thesis, Vrije University-Amsterdam. Qouta, S. (2000). 


Emotional and Behavioural Problems and Traumatic Exposure of School-age Palestinian Children in Gaza: Some Preliminary Findings.  Miller T., MD El-Masri M., Allodi F., Qouta S. Medicine, Conflict and Survival, Vol. 15, 368-378 (1999)


Prison Experiences and Coping Styles Among Palestinian men. Qouta S. El Sarraj E., Punamaki R.-L. (1997). Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 3 (1), 19-36.     


House demolition and mental health: victims and witnesses. Qouta, S., Punamaki, R., & El Sarraj, E.  (1997). Journal of Social Distress and Homeless, 6 (3), 203-211.


Models of traumatic experiences and children’s psychological adjustment: the roles of perceived parenting and the children’s own resources and activity. Punamaki, R., Qouta, S., & El Sarraj. E. (1997).  Child Development, 64 (4), 718-728.


Relationships between traumatic events, children’s gender, and political activity, and perceptions of parenting styles. Punamaki, R., Qouta, S., & El Sarraj, E. (1997).  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2l, 91-109.


The relation between traumatic experiences, activity and cognitive and emotional responses among Palestinian children. Qouta, S., Punamaki, R., & El Sarraj, E. (1995).  International Journal of Psychology, 30, (3), 289-304.


The impact of the peace treaty on psychological well-being:  a follow-up study of Palestinian children. Qouta, S., Punamaki, R., & El Sarraj, E. (1995).  Child Abuse and Neglect, 19 (10), 1197-1208.


Palestinian children under curfew. Qouta, S. & El-Sarraj, E (1994).  Journal of Psychological studies, VOL (4), 1-12, Cairo, Egypt.         


Impact of home-demolition on children’s behavior. Qouta, S. (1994). Psychological and Educational Measurement and Evaluation, VOL (3), 1-11.  


Trauma and mental health of children in Gaza. Abu Hein, F., Qouta, S., & El Sarraj, E. (1993). British Medical Journal, 306, 1129.


Level of anxiety in Gaza before and after the Intifada. Qouta, S., & E. El Sarraj (1993).   Psychological Studies (1), 1-11, Cairo, Egypt.


Palestinian children under curfew. Qouta, S., & E. El Sarraj (1992). Gaza:  G.C.M.H.P. (Gaza Community Mental Health Programme)


Conferences:


The impact of Trauma and research.Feb. 2-6-2007.Copenhagen.DK


Psychiatry in the Arab world .April 14-18 -2006.Bahrain Kingdom


International psychological trauma meeting Dec.1-4-2005 Istanbul Turkey.


Regional conference for stopping violence against children. June, 27-29 2005, Cairo, Egypt.


International conference on the effects of trauma and war on children and community. Jerusalem, May 16-18 2005. 


The effect of the occupation of the civilians. Arranged by WHO. October 22-24 2002, Cairo, Egypt


Arab Leg Conference, How to help the Palestinian children. February 2002, Qatar.


RCT Conference, Rehabilitation of torture survivor. September 2000, Dakka


IRCT Conference about Research methods. 1999, Athens.


Women in Palestine. November 21-23, 1999.


IRAP Conference. December 15-16, 1998, Jerusalem.


Children and Coping. October 1-3, 1998, Holland.


Third International Conference: Health and Human Rights. Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. October 13-15, 1997. Gaza, Palestine.


Section 1.01        The Fourth Conference for the Arab Psychologist. January 16-18, 1996, Cairo, Egypt.


Fourth International Conference on the Psychology of Peace. June 24-30, 1995, Cape town, South Africa.


Palestine in Transition, Rehabilitation and Community Development. September 13-15, 1995.


Conference on Mental Health of Children in the War Zone. February 13-19, 1994, Hamilton, Canada.


IRAP Conference. January, 1993; April , 1994, Oxford, England.      


The Third European Conference on Traumatic Stress. June 6-10, 1993, Bergen, Norway.


Mental health and challenge of peace. September 13-15, 1993


XII International Conference on Rehabilitation of Torture Survivors and Their Families, RCT/IRCT. November 22-26, 1993, Copenhagen, Denmark.



Memberships:


1994 – present         ISSBD


President, Palestinian Psychological Association


American Psychological Association, Division 48


Egyptian Psychological Association


Further skills and Interests:


Section 1.02    Languages:             English and Arabic


Computer Skills:    MS Word and SPSS


References:         Eyad El Sarraj, M.D., Director


                             Gaza Community Mental Health Programme (GCMHP)


                             P.O. Box 1904 / Gaza, Via Israel


                             Fax: +972 8 282407


 

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