MHPSS in Humanitarian Emergencies micro-credential course
November 13, 2023
November 13, 2023
The micro-credential course on MHPSS in emergencies is an exciting partnership between Trinity College Dublin University and the IFRC PS Centre, where we seek to better bridge academia and research with programmes and practices of humanitarian organisations.
– Sarah Harrison, Head of the PS Centre MHPSS Technical Unit
In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, Head of MHPSS Technical Unit Sarah Harrison and Dr. Frédérique Vallières, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Trinity Centre of Global Health, introduce the Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies micro-credential. The course aims to equip learners with critical skills for the development, management, and monitoring of mental health and psychosocial support programming in humanitarian emergencies.
Co-delivered with the Trinity College Dublin, students will have the opportunity to learn from senior experts with hands-on experience.
This Micro-credential is for researchers, humanitarian aid workers, volunteers, professionals, or anyone with a keen interest the international development sector. Through taking this micro-credential you will learn critical skills for the development, management, and monitoring of mental health and psychosocial support programming within humanitarian emergencies.
Learners will gain knowledge of how humanitarian emergencies affect and impact the mental health and psychosocial well-being of individuals, families and communities and familiarise yourself with the most current research, guidelines, strategies, and interventions available to help mitigate adverse psychological responses common in the context of humanitarian emergencies.