What does the course cover?
By the end of this 3-hour module, participants will be able to:
- Explain the basics of the physiological stress reaction and stresses specific to COVID-19
- Identify their personal responses, basic coping and self care mechanisms and have learned new ones specific to managing COVID-19 stress (including breathing)
- Explain the basics of common physiological disorders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region - Know what to say to someone who is struggling and how to say it, including when to involve professionals
- Apply basic guidance around next steps to manage stress in a professional/teams context
Who should apply?
The module is designed for those working with communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the MENA region, especially responders (including volunteers) who are coping with heightened stress/anxiety in their professional and personal lives. This includes staff from governments, humanitarian and development organisations, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, women’s and youth groups.
Where is it hosted?
Our interactive online modules are hosted on Zoom. However, participants are not required to download an app and may join through a browser. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the module after registration.
Any questions? Please contact Middle.East@redr.org.uk, or check out our Terms & Conditions here.
RedR UK's MENA COVID-19 training course project is funded by the H2H Network, which is supported by UK aid from the UK government.