Webinar Series about MHPSS

With a series of Webinars, the Priority Action Area 4 (PAA4) Working Group would like to offer an opportunity for National Societies to talk about their experiences and challenges with assessments, monitoring evaluation and research, share their lessons learnt and showcase examples of good practice.

With a series of Webinars, the Priority Action Area 4 (PAA4) Working Group would like to offer an opportunity for National Societies to talk about their experiences and challenges with assessments, monitoring evaluation and research, share their lessons learnt and showcase examples of good practice.

Heartbeat of Humanity: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support assessment in Ukraine

In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, Communications Officer Jesper Guhle interviews Sarah Harrison, Head of the MHPSS Technical Unit in the Psychosocial Centre, about her mental health and psychosocial support assessment in Ukraine.

In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, Communications Officer Jesper Guhle interviews Sarah Harrison, Head of the MHPSS Technical Unit in the Psychosocial Centre, about her mental health and psychosocial support assessment in Ukraine.

MHPSS Emergency Surge Training in Cairo

In September 2022, the IFRC MENA regional office in coordination with the IFRC Psychosocial Centre (PS Centre), Danish Red Cross, the MENA MHPSS network and ICRC offered an in-person training in mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in emergencies. The six-day training took place in Cairo and was hosted by the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC).

In September 2022, the IFRC MENA regional office in coordination with the IFRC Psychosocial Centre (PS Centre), Danish Red Cross, the MENA MHPSS network and ICRC offered an in-person training in mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in emergencies. The six-day training took place in Cairo and was hosted by the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC).

New online micro-course on addressing mental health and psychosocial needs

A new online short course on Movement Policy and Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs is available as part of a micro-learning series “from Policy to Practice” launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

A new online short course on Movement Policy and Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs is available as part of a micro-learning series “from Policy to Practice” launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

New report: Mental health needs are growing in Ukraine

A new report from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, Six Months of Armed Conflict in Ukraine, outlines how, in the first six months of the conflict, the Movement have been able to reach 368,000 people with Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, but also that the mental health needs are growing.

A new report from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, Six Months of Armed Conflict in Ukraine, outlines how, in the first six months of the conflict, the Movement have been able to reach 368,000 people with Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, but also that the mental health needs are growing.

Psychoeducational support package for people affected by floods in Pakistan

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre has created a package of psychoeducational materials for emergencies. The package is available in six languages including Sindhi, the language spoken in the Pakistani province Sindh.

The IFRC Psychosocial Centre has created a package of psychoeducational materials for emergencies. The package is available in six languages including Sindhi, the language spoken in the Pakistani province Sindh.

Red Cross Red Crescent and European Union launch mental health project

National Red Cross Societies in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia have joined forces to offer mental health and psychosocial support services to more than 300,000 people from Ukraine. The project is funded by the European Union with technical assistance from the IFRC and the PS Centre.

National Red Cross Societies in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia have joined forces to offer mental health and psychosocial support services to more than 300,000 people from Ukraine. The project is funded by the European Union with technical assistance from the IFRC and the PS Centre.

Psychosocial support to people in Ukraine and impacted countries

The PS Centre has created a page in the resource library with guides, manuals and training material assisting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the psychosocial support of the millions of people have left their homes in Ukraine and crossed into neighbouring countries.

The PS Centre has created a page in the resource library with guides, manuals and training material assisting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the psychosocial support of the millions of people have left their homes in Ukraine and crossed into neighbouring countries.

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PS Centre News

Webinar Series about MHPSS Monitoring & Evaluation and Research: Are we doing the right things and are we doing them right?

Do you find it hard to adapt your services to the rapidly changing needs of your communities? Are you struggling…

Heartbeat of Humanity: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support assessment in Ukraine

The staff and volunteers are not as concerned about the increase in workload as the daily disruptions to their lives,…

Newly endorsed MHPSS IASC guidance documents

Three endorsed documents developed by the IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (MHPSS RG)…

Ukraine and impacted countries crisis

Find resources assisting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the psychosocial support of the millions of people have left their homes in Ukraine and crossed into neighbouring countries.

Latest podcast from the PS Centre

Multimedia

Interviews, training videos, recorded webinars and more…

Resources on COVID-19

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.

Resource Library

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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PS Centre Trainings

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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Emergency tools

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

Find resources for Emergencies

Resources on Psychological First Aid