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This Volunteer Manual includes five modules with the following learning objectives:

  • Describing the basic concepts of crisis events and psychosocial support
  • Describing the common reactions to stress and crisis events as well as coping strategies and how to support people in stress
  • Outlining the meaning of loss and grief, the impact they have on individuals and families and how to support grieving persons
  • Explaining the principles of psychological first aid (PFA) as well as how to provide PFA to people in distress.
  • Explaining how to implement psychosocial support activities using a community-based approach

Resource details

Publication: External resources, Psychosocial Support in Emergencies, Psychosocial interventions

Themes: Health, Mental health, Programme tools

Language: English


File extension: PDF