Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in Conflict and Post Conflict

Organised by: 
Peacebuilding and Development Institute in Sri Lanka

Start DateSeptember 15th, 2013
End DateSeptember 21st, 2013
CategorySpecialized Courses

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the holistic nature of mental health that integrates psychosocial support within the development of geo-political, economic and other wider sectors at macro and micro levels
  • Contextually conceptualize the mental health perspectives and psychosocial care of children, women, men, families and communities affected by and/or recovering  from conflicts in South Asian region
  • Assess the mental health status and analyse the psychosocial needs of individuals and of communities and respond skilfully with appropriate interventions
  • Strengthen Self awareness and deal with stress/burn-out that one goes through as a mental health/psychosocial practitioner in conflict and post-conflict situation
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