Psychosocial support will form part of the daily work of the Liberian Red Cross volunteers when conducting community event-based surveillance (CEBS) in the communities. Being successful at CEBS requires good attentive listening skills, empathy, the ability to foster trust, and being supportive to families and communities. So to me, psychosocial support skills are essential in fighting future outbreaks of Ebola.
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The PS Centre invites applications for participation in the Psychosocial Support in Emergencies training taking place in Copenhagen on 31 October to 4 November 2016. Deadline for application is 15 August. Full course description and information about eligibility and registration can be found here