COVID-19 AND CONTEXTUAL ADAPTATIONS TO COMMUNITY-BASED PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR TRAUMA-IMPACTED COMMUNITIES

COVID-19 AND CONTEXTUAL ADAPTATIONS TO COMMUNITY-BASED PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR TRAUMA-IMPACTED COMMUNITIES

 Thursday, 11 November 2021

9:00-10:00 AM EST/2:00-3:00 PM GMT 

Join The Implementation Science Collaborative’s for the first webinar in a series entitled: Accelerating Evidence to Use in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Policy and Programming.”

This webinar series is supported by the HEARD Project, managed by University Research Co., LLC. and co-hosted by the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Center for Innovation in Mental Health (CIMH) and East, Central, and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC).

The Implementation Science Collaborative’s MHPSS Webinar Series advances evidence-to-use priorities to inform policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries. The present webinar will feature a discussion on the use of pilot and formative research in the design and adaptation of community-based psychosocial interventions, especially in response to COVID-19. It will highlight case studies of promising approaches, lessons learned, best practices, and expert panel perspectives from the work of Heartland Alliance InternationalHIAS, and War Child in Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, and Jordan.

Featured speakers and panelists include:

  • Claire Greene, PhD – Assistant Professor, Program on Forced Migration, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Leah James, PhD – Global Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Technical Advisor, Heartland Alliance International
  • Felicity Brown, PhD – Senior Researcher – Middle East Region, War Child Holland
  • Carolina Vega Legarda, MD – Regional Research Program Coordinator for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, HIAS
  • Juan Fernando Botero-Garcia, PhD – Research Manager, Heartland Alliance International
  • Michel Rattner, MSc – Research Manager, Universidad de los Andes

Register here: https://bit.ly/ISC-MHPSS-webinar

For questions, please email weanne.estrada@sph.cuny.edu

Click here to download the poster. 

*Spanish translations will be provided during the webinar.  

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