Online ToT in PFA

The PS Centre has released the On-line Training of Trainers in Psychological First Aid during COVID-19 to support National Societies in expanding MHPSS support on a global scale. This training is for Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers as well as other humanitarians who are already well trained in psychological first aid and preferably also experienced trainers.

The PS Centre has released the On-line Training of Trainers in Psychological First Aid during COVID-19 to support National Societies in expanding MHPSS support on a global scale. This training is for Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers as well as other humanitarians who are already well trained in psychological first aid and preferably also experienced trainers.

Upcoming FOCUS Forum #3

On 26 January from 14:00 – 16:00 CET, the FOCUS project is hosting a forum about the lessons learned from qualitative and quantitative comparative research on refugee/receiving society integration in three European countries and Jordan.

On 26 January from 14:00 – 16:00 CET, the FOCUS project is hosting a forum about the lessons learned from qualitative and quantitative comparative research on refugee/receiving society integration in three European countries and Jordan.

Depression Toolkit available in English and Spanish

The MHPSS and Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) teams in the Americas Region are developing a series of audiovisual and graphic materials to support National Societies in their community mental health work. The first toolkit of the series is now available, focusing on depression as a preventable mental health condition.

The MHPSS and Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) teams in the Americas Region are developing a series of audiovisual and graphic materials to support National Societies in their community mental health work. The first toolkit of the series is now available, focusing on depression as a preventable mental health condition.

Jagan visits PS Centre

On a two-day visit to the Danish Red Cross, IFRC Secretary General Jagan Chapagain met with PS Centre director Nana Wiedemann and selected staff members to discuss the future role of the PS Centre and the importance of global MHPSS interventions within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

On a two-day visit to the Danish Red Cross, IFRC Secretary General Jagan Chapagain met with PS Centre director Nana Wiedemann and selected staff members to discuss the future role of the PS Centre and the importance of global MHPSS interventions within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

Upcoming Training: PFA for Young Peers

The PS Centre and Danish Red Cross Youth are hosting a blended learning training in Psychological First Aid for Young Peers in Copenhagen, Denmark. The training builds on blended learning where trainees study assigned materials, participate in a pre-training meeting and self-study to prepare themselves for the three-day face-to-face training.

The PS Centre and Danish Red Cross Youth are hosting a blended learning training in Psychological First Aid for Young Peers in Copenhagen, Denmark. The training builds on blended learning where trainees study assigned materials, participate in a pre-training meeting and self-study to prepare themselves for the three-day face-to-face training.

Community based mental health care

The PS Centre is hosting a one-day online orientation on Community Based Mental Health Care on Wednesday, 9 February 2022 from 9 am to 3 pm (CEST). This one-day orientation explores the mental health gap and current strategies and research being used and recommended to address this.

The PS Centre is hosting a one-day online orientation on Community Based Mental Health Care on Wednesday, 9 February 2022 from 9 am to 3 pm (CEST). This one-day orientation explores the mental health gap and current strategies and research being used and recommended to address this.

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