To train humanitarian staff & volunteers on basic definitions related to mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in context of armed conflict and forced migration.
This training session is a pilot of a training module on MHPSS designed in March 2023.
- Define mental health and psychosocial wellbeing
- Explain impact of emergencies (armed conflict and forced migrations) on people's mental health and psychosocial wellbeing, including common stress reactions and coping strategies
- Describe cross-cutting approaches to mental health care and psychosocial support in emergencies, and different levels of MHPSS interventions
- Discuss main standards and frameworks for MHPSS in emergencies (IASC)
The module comprises two live facilitated sessions, each 60 minutes duration, with a short break (up to 30min) in between the sessions.
Total: 120 learning minutes
Who should attend?
This training targets newbie humanitarian workers / social protection workers / health workers and other firstline responders.
This course is offered for free; on a first-come-first-serve basis. We will be creating a waiting list, so please email us if the course is already full so we can keep you in mind if anybody drops out.
How to join:
Register through Eventbrite here. You will receive instructions on how to join the course after registration.
The live online sessions are hosted on Zoom. We recommend joining via the Zoom app. Participants may join the training via a browser, although the browser offers limited access to some of the interactive features of the training. Participants will be expected to have a stable internet connection and to actively participate in all facilitated sessions.
What is the language of the training?
Training could be facilitated by RedR UK experts in English and Ukrainian.
Click here to access other free, online contextualised modules offered by RedR UK to individuals and organisations responding to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and neighbouring countries
Upon completion of the course participants will be eligible to apply for a HPass Badge, a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience in the humanitarian sector. You can find more information on HPass Badges here.
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