Psychological First Aid - Between evidence and practice Presenters: Eliza Cheung, PS Centre, Koen van Praet, Belgian Red Cross and Ferdinand Garoff, University of Tampere Psychological first aid (PFA) is often delivered to people recovering from the adverse impact of a disasters or traumatic events. The past decade has witnessed a boom in PFA models [...]
Setting up and running psychosocial support actitivies in an ERU Presenters: Eliza Cheung, Hong Kong Red Cross and Ea Suzanne Akasha, PS Centre Eliza Cheung is a clinical psychologist and specialist in psychosocial support, especially within the areas of disaster mental health and psychological first aid. She has responded to and coordinated emergency mental health [...]
Five Essential Elements of Psychosocial Support - A conversation with Stevan Hobfoll Participants: Stevan E. Hobfoll, Rush University Medical Center and Leslie Snider, Save The Children Denmark In 2007, Stevan Hobfoll published a key article on post-disaster psychosocial support with a team of international experts “Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma interventions: [...]
Moral injury refers the lasting psychological, social and spiritual harm caused by actions that transgress a person’s deeply held moral beliefs and expectations. In this webinar, Angela Nickerson from the University of New South Wales and Ferdinand Garoff from the Centre of Psychotraumatology discuss the concept of moral injury and how it expands our understanding of trauma in refugees and humanitarian workers.