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Psychological First Aid: Five Year Retrospective (2011-2016)

The PFA Retrospective provides a look back at the journey of the PFA Guide’s development and application since its launch, drawing lessons learned about:

  • Processes of translation and adaptation for different cultures and languages
  • Applications in different types of crisis contexts (including misunderstandings of its use)
  • Use by different types of helpers (first responders, humanitarian actors, lay people)
  • Place of PFA in the overall scheme of MHPSS in emergencies
  • Recommendations for the future
Information English 2016 pdf
Translations No translations available


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