Joint Movement policy on MHPSS adopted at 33rd International Conference No one is immune to the psychological, emotional and social consequences of armed conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies. But [...]
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Research: Caring for the mental health of humanitarian volunteers in traumatic contexts: the importance of organisational support Humanitarian workers operate in traumatic contexts, putting them at an increased risk of adverse mental health outcomes. The quality of [...]
Climate grief and resilience in a sea of warnings At the Development and Climate days held in Madrid at the COP 25, the IFRC Climate Centre hosted a session with the participation of the PS Centre. The [...]
Psychological First Aid – Training of Trainers Psychological first aid (PFA) is a psychosocial support activity. Psychosocial support refers to the actions that address both the emotional and social needs of individuals, with the aim to help [...]
ICRC/IFRC PRESS RELEASE: Immense mental health toll of humanitarian crises not being addressed, warns Red CrossLouise Juul2019-10-08T12:50:58+00:00
The massive mental health needs of people affected by humanitarian emergencies are not being addressed, warned leaders of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies [...]
The emergency task force of the Møre and Romsdal branches of the Norwegian Red Cross were in a meeting to plan for the upcoming General Assembly on Saturday afternoon in March 2019 when the phone rang. The [...]
The PS Centre participates in the RE-DEFINE project. Funded by the European Union it researches a scalable intervention for preventing the onset of mental disorders in refugees and asylum seekers once they reach a host country. The [...]
The webinar Moral Injury: expanding our understanding of trauma is now available online The concept of moral injury can expand our understanding of trauma. Moral injury refers the lasting psychological, social and spiritual harm caused by actions [...]
Trainings in Programming and M&E for Psychosocial Interventions, PFA for Children The PS Academy is pleased to announce two trainings in the spring of 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 19 to 21 March 2019: Child-friendly Spaces in [...]
This one-day training introduces participants to psychological first aid for children. The training has been developed for staff and volunteers working with psychosocial support for children and those providing direct care and support to children in distress and their caregivers, such as nurses, teachers, social workers, health volunteers or ambulance workers.