Foundation AWIT


1. Suicide First Aid Guidelines for the Philippines

Colucci, E., Kelly, C., Minas, H.K. and Jorm, A.F., Suicide First Aid Guidelines for the Philippines. Melbourne: Centre for International Mental Health & ORYGEN Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne; 2009. Permission to reproduce for non-profit purposes was granted by the authors.

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2. Suicide First Aid Guidelines for the Philippines translation to Filipino

Foundation AWIT supported the translation of the Suicide First Aid Guidelines for the Philippines to Filipino.  Approval of the backtranslation is currently in progress.

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3. Activity modules for AD/HD Group Therapy

• Group therapy for children with ADHD
In partnership with the Foundation for Advancing Wellness Instructional and Talents, Inc. (Foundation AWIT), the Section of Child and Adolescent PsYchiatry of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Philippine General Hospital came up with a six-module program consisting of various group activities aimed at decreasing symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity as well as in developing values formation and interpersonal skills.. Read more...

Download Group Theraphy PDF (19 mb) | Parents' Module PDF (106 kb)


4. Activity Modules for Arterapi

• Arterapi 1
ARTERAPI 1 is both interactive and collaborative. After each module of art sessions, persons with mental illness and their family members udergo a psychological processing on the experience of attending the art sessions. The end product is a collaborative artwork following the Fabric of Life format of visual artist and inventor Paz Abad Santos.. Read more...

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5. Palay, Bigas, Kanin (CoreBook)

PBK 3 is the "semilla, pampataba at pangangalaga" – the seed, fertilizer and nurturing for future community-based artistic and creative endeavor that may enrich the teaching-learning processes throughout the educational system. This work-in-progress features both an organic subject matter, rice – with all its intimate and multi-faceted resonances in our culture, and an organic creative process.. Read more...

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Foundation AWIT

Foundation for Advancing Wellness, Instruction and Talents, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization which aims to improve health, education and creative capacity of differently-abled persons through research and capacity building.

Who We Are

The foundation was established in memory of Awit Nadera (July 10, 2002 - December 13, 2006) who had hearing impairment, seizure disorder and global developmental delay.