Job opening: Research & innovation-oriented manager

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre is looking for a strong manager to join our small but international team in Copenhagen.

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre is looking for a strong manager to join our small but international team in Copenhagen.

World Suicide Prevention Day

“When we think about suicide prevention, it is really important to keep this word ‘prevention’ at heart. There are many things we can do to build resilience and develop internal and external supports in people’s lives. This will hopefully prevent more attempts or more suicides from occurring.”
– Kelly McBride, IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor

“When we think about suicide prevention, it is really important to keep this word ‘prevention’ at heart. There are many things we can do to build resilience and develop internal and external supports in people’s lives. This will hopefully prevent more attempts or more suicides from occurring.”
– Kelly McBride, IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor

MHPSS Response to the Recent Earthquake in Haiti
MHPSS Response to the Recent Earthquake in Haiti

The mental health and psychological well-being of the populations affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti must be part of the priority actions. The PS Centre has published several guides that can support those impacted by the recent events. These resource provide suggestions on coping with crisis and stress, offer psychological first aid, support children in distress and to take care of yourself.

The mental health and psychological well-being of the populations affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti must be part of the priority actions. The PS Centre has published several guides that can support those impacted by the recent events. These resource provide suggestions on coping with crisis and stress, offer psychological first aid, support children in distress and to take care of yourself.

Common reactions to stress

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre has published a two-page infographic describing the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal and behavioral reactions to extreme stress and distressing events as well as common reactions to distressing events and situations in children.

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre has published a two-page infographic describing the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal and behavioral reactions to extreme stress and distressing events as well as common reactions to distressing events and situations in children.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

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New Infographic: Common reactions to distressing situations and extreme stress

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre has published a new infographic: Common reactions to distressing situations and extreme stress. Reactions to extreme…

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Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Policy and International Conference resolution on addressing mental health and psychosocial needs

Find resources assisting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the implementation of the Roadmap, Resolution and Policy on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support.

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Over the years, the PS Centre has developed a range of different training materials and handbooks. Materials are developed in English and translated into some or all of the other International Federation main languages.

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The competency of staff and volunteers depends on their knowledge in assessing, designing, and monitoring psychosocial interventions, which is why we ensure to continuously expand our toolbox, guidelines, and materials.

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PS Centre aims to collect the most relevant information about psychosocial support in emergencies, both in general terms and in relation to specific emergencies.

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