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So far SEED has created 31 blog entries.

‘Alle ongelovigen doden? Natuurlijk wil ik dat niet’

De Standaard / March 27, 2018 Many children returning from ISIS captivity face tantrums, bedwetting, and rebellious behaviour. "Children are like sponges", says Zaid Abdullah, Teamleader at SEED. "They easily pick up new ideas and adapt to new situations" However, supporting them in the healing process is crucial. "Chances are that they will become isolated [...]

‘Alle ongelovigen doden? Natuurlijk wil ik dat niet’ 2018-03-28T11:37:23+00:00

Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with occasional travel other areas of KRI. Type of position: Employment contract, full time Length of Contract: Twelve months Post Date:  18 March 2018 Start Date: ASAP   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, [...]

Communications Officer 2018-03-26T11:44:40+00:00

MHPSS Instructor

Job Title: MHPSS Instructor (National or International) Location: Koya, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq Type of position:  Full time, Employment contract Length of Contract: 12 Months Date Posted: 13 March, 2018 Start Date:  ASAP   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, whose mission is to protect, empower, and support the [...]

MHPSS Instructor 2018-03-26T11:41:09+00:00

Senior Psychologist

Job Title: Senior Psychologist (Expatriate/International Candidates) Location: Dohuk, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to program sites Type of position: One-year Employment contract, Full time, Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits; includes relocation expenses and housing allowance Date Posted: 13 March, 2018 Start Date:  ASAP   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity [...]

Senior Psychologist 2018-03-26T11:46:31+00:00

Two trauma specialists from the US explain trauma

SEED is proud to present part 1 of six interviews with two trauma specialists from the United States: Holly Aldrich (Director of the Center for Homicide Bereavement) and Barbara Hamm (Director of Victim Services at the Department of Community Health Improvements). The interviews were conducted by SEED’s Co-Founder and Vice President, Tanya Gilly-Khailany. In this [...]

Two trauma specialists from the US explain trauma 2018-01-25T09:15:56+00:00

Program Director 

Position: Program Director Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to program sites in Dohuk and Suleimaniya Type of position: Employment contract, Full time. Length of Contract: One Year but renewable Compensation and Benefits: This is a competitive salary and benefits and includes relocation expenses and housing allowance.   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) [...]

Program Director  2018-02-07T12:15:59+00:00

Shifting from a traditional way of teaching to an interactive one

When learning is interactive, it gives the learners the opportunity to think about the information in a new way and practically apply it to their lives. At universities throughout the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, we often see that classes are taught in a traditional way using lecture as the primary teaching mechanism, leaving little room [...]

Shifting from a traditional way of teaching to an interactive one 2018-01-24T13:28:50+00:00

Education in Clinical Psychology in Kurdistan

Interview with Dr. Azad Ali, ­ Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology at Koya University. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has known a long history of violence and persecution, with decades of war, oppression, genocide, and dictatorship. Trauma is passed over from generation to generation and talking about mental health issues is still taboo. [...]

Education in Clinical Psychology in Kurdistan 2017-12-27T20:43:52+00:00

How can we help a nation heal?

By Ann Knapp, STARS Program Director. It’s said that time heals all wounds, but that isn’t the reality for many who’ve experienced unspeakable trauma. Men, women, and children who’ve been impacted by the horrors of ISIS; individuals who have endured violence on the basis of their gender; whole communities that have suffered decades of conflict [...]

How can we help a nation heal? 2017-12-20T08:14:14+00:00

Social Work Advisor

Position: Social Work Advisor Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to project sites across KRI Type of position: Employment contract, full time Length of Contract: Twelve months Date Posted: December 19, 2017 Start Date:  ASAP     About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region [...]

Social Work Advisor 2017-12-19T07:05:38+00:00