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Webinar on Remote PFA

June 2nd, 2020|

Thursday 4 June 10:00 to 11.30 CET IFRC Regional Office Europe and IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support have the pleasure of inviting National Societies to a webinar on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support. [...]

Child Friendly Activity Cards

May 27th, 2020|

In cooperation with World Vision, the IFRC Psychosocial Centre has created a set of Child Friendly Activity Cards, more than 20 activities designed especially for children who are in lock-down or have limited access [...]

Peer support and buddy systems

April 29th, 2020|

Hear Despina Constandinides, MPHSS delegate for Danish Red Cross in the MENA region, talk about peer support and buddy systems to Ea Suzanne Akasha, technical adviser in the IFRC Psychosocial Centre. [...]

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Upcoming events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, and in compliance with the guidelines given by the authorities, the PS Centre has suspended all on-site trainings until August 31. including this training. Applicant who have already signed up for thes courses have been contacted directly. For further inquiries, please write to psacademy@rodekors.dk.

Psychological First Aid – Training of Trainers

June 9 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, and in compliance with the guidelines given by the authorities, the PS Centre has suspended all on-site trainings until August 31. including this training. Applicant who have already signed up for thes courses have been contacted directly. For further inquiries, please write to psacademy@rodekors.dk.

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Psychosocial Support in Emergencies (PSSiE)

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

A four-day specialized course in planning, development and practical implementation of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian settings. This training is open to participants from all humanitarian organizations working with MHPSS and related fields. The training is followed by a stand-alone introduction training day on scalable interventions. If applying for both trainings, there [...]

The PS Centre offers a day long introduction to community mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) through scalable, low-intensity psychological interventions. Scalable MHPSS interventions are recognized as a useful and important way to deliver MHPSS in communities, particularly in contexts where access to supportive services are lacking. Scalable MHPSS interventions focus on utilizing approaches that [...]