Psychosocial support is the process of enabling families to recover from the impact of crises and helping them to deal with such events in the future. The world faces increasing challenges such as disasters, terror attacks, epidemic diseases, conflicts and war. These are crises and events that leaves the communities in distress and emotional wounds. Basic aids such as food, water, shelter and healthcare are paramount but of importance also is psychosocial support.
This training course at IRES offers relevant skills and knowledge to people working in zones affected by such crises to offer psychosocial support and help the affected communities to heal the psychological wounds and rebuild social structure after such critical events.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for anyone who would like to experience a community approach to inner healing. More so to health practitioners, humanitarian workers and project officers working in disaster and conflict prone areas
By the end of the training participants shall understand the social effects of disasters, war, terror attacks conflicts and other emergency events.
The course will also prepare participants to better understand the development and implementation of mental health and psychosocial interventions, and to assist the affected community in developing these sustainable interventions as well as cope with the emerging situations.
Topics to be Covered
Module 1: Crises events and psychosocial support
Module 2: Basic Counselling skills
Module 3: Stress Management
Module 4: Loss and bereavement
Module 5: Approaches to psychosocial support
Module 6: Dealing with children
Module 7: Supporting staff working in disaster zones
Module 8: Developing Psychosocial Support Group
Module 9: Planning Psychosocial Intervention
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
Tel: 020 211 3814
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 26th June 2017
Send proof of payment to email@example.com
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event End Date||14-07-2017|
|Cut off date||26-06-2017|
|Individual Price (International)||EUR 1,922.00|
|Individual Price (International)||USD 2,088.00|
|Group Size||Kenyan Rate Per day (KES)||International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)|
© Indepth Research Services Ltd 2017