MHPSS.net Emergency Briefing Kit for Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis (2022)

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Last updated on 20th May 2022

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Essential Concepts and Best Practices for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) by Poland MHPSS Technical Working Group (2022) (Available in English)
  • Ukraine Situation Regional Refugee Response Plan by UNHCR (2022) (Available in English)
  • Information for persons undergoing psychiatric treatment in Ukraine and find themselves in Poland by Poland MoH & WHO (2022) (Available in Ukrainian Polish English)
  • How to Support Volunteer Teams by IFRC (2022) (Available in Polish Hungarian Russian English)
  • Rapid Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Situational Analysis by IMC (2022) (Available in English)
  • Policy guidance on supporting the inclusion of Ukrainian refugees in education: considerations, key principles and practices by European Commission (2022) (Available in English)
  • Responding to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) needs in Ukraine and affected countries: Key considerations when offering help remotely/online by IASC (2022)(Available in English |Polish)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NGOs responding to Ukraine (Last updated: 26 March 2022) by OCHA (Available in English)
  • MHPSS Rapid Situation Analysis in Poland for Ukrainian Refugee Response by Selma Sevkli (WHO/EURO) (2022) (Available in English)
  • Questions & Answers on Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) for Ukraine by EORE Advisory Group (2022) (Available in Ukrainian |Russian |English)
  • Online mental health support system by the National Institute of Mental Health of the Czech Republic (Available in Ukrainian| Czech |Russian |English)
  • IASC MHPSS Reference Group Resources in English, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian,Slovakian, and Ukrainian, Version 2.0 by IASC MHPSS Reference Group (2022) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • MHPSS.net Emergency Toolkit (2019) (Available in English)

KEY PAGES FOR UPDATES

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

  • “NEW” Ukraine Flash Appeal: Humanitarian Programme Cycle March-May 2022 by OCHA (April 2022) (Available in English)
  • Ukraine Situation: Regional Refugee Response Plan by UNHCR (2022) (Available in English)
  • Ukraine Flash Appeal: Humanitarian Programme Cycle March-May 2022 by OCHA (2022) Available in English)
  • Humanitarian Response Plan 2022 by OCHA (February 2022) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Humanitarian Needs Overview 2022 by OCHA (February 2022) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Mental Health in Transition: Assessment and Guidance for Strengthening Integration of Mental Health into Primary Health Care and Community-Based Service Platforms in Ukraine by World Bank Group (2017) (Available in English)
  • Rapid Psychosocial Assessment of Children in Donetsk Oblast by UNICEF (2014) (Available in Ukrainian| English)
  • Ukraine TF Work on Operationalization of the IASC Guidelines on MHPSS during 2016-2017 – Annex to IASC Guidelines in Ukrainian by IASC (2017) (Available in Ukrainian)

GENERAL RESOURCES

  • “NEW” CPHA Frontliner Getting Started Learning Package by Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (2021) (Available in Ukrainian Polish French English)
  •  The well-being guide: reduce stress, recharge and build inner resilience by IFRC (2022) (Available in Ukrainian Portuguese English)
  • Setting up psychosocial support after a crisis event by IFRC (2021) (Available in English)
  • Community-Based Psychosocial Support – Trainer’s Book by IFRC (2009) (Available in Russian | English)
  • Problem management plus ( PM+): individual psychological help for adults impaired by distress in communities exposed to adversity by WHO (2016) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian)
  • Group management plus (GROUP PM+): Group psychological help for adults impaired by distress in communities exposed to adversity by WHO (2020) (Available in English)
  • Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: an illustrated guide by WHO (2020) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian |Hungarian Lithuanian | Romanian | English)
  • Advice for carers, humanitarian agencies, communities and people living with dementia during times of crisis by ADI (2022) (Available in Ukrainian |English)
  • Coping with a crisis by Polish Red Cross (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Coping with stress by Polish Red Cross (Available in Ukrainian)
  • A Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for MHPSS in Emergency Settings (PPT) by MHPSS TWG Ukraine (Available in Ukrainian)
  • mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG): Clinical Management of Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Conditions in Humanitarian Emergencies by WHO (2016) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian)
  • How to overcome stress – Poster for elderly population by Danish Red Cross (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Caring for Volunteers: A Psychosocial Support Toolkit by IFRC (2012) (Available in Russian | English)
  • The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Minimum Services Package (MHPSS MSP) – field-test version (Available in Ukrainian)
  • 14 Day Well-Being Kit to Cope with COVID-19 by IFRC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Assessing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs and Resources: Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings by WHO & UNHCR  (2013) (Available in Russian)
  • Self-care and wellbeing Poster by IFRC (2022) (Available in Polish)

PSYCHOSOCIAL FIRST AID (PFA)

  • “NEW” Psychological First Aid – Slides by WHO (Available in Polish)
  • Sooth, Listen, Empower: Psychological first aid for children in emergencies by Save the Children (2021) (Available in Ukrainian Swedish)
  • Orientation bundle: Psychological First Aid in times of conflict and uncertainty by IFRC (2022) (Available in English)
  • Psychological first aid: Guide for fieldworkers by WHO, World Vision, War Trauma Foundation (2011) (Available in Ukrainian Polish| Russian | Czech | Romanian | English)
  • Psychological First Aid: Facilitator’s manual for orienting field workers in Ukrainian by WHO (2013) (Available in Ukrainian)
  • I Support My Friends Resource Kit by UNICEF, Save the Children, the MHPSS Collaborative and WHO (2021) (Available in English)
  • Save the Children: Psychological First Aid Training Manual for Child Practitioners by Save the Children (2013) (Available in English)
  • Psychological First Aid for Children II: Dealing With Traumatic Responses in Children by Save the Children (2017) (Available in English)
  • Psychological First Aid for Young Peers: A handbook by IFRC (2021) (Available in English)
  • Psychological First Aid for Young Peers: A training manual by IFRC (2021) (Available in English)
  • A Short Introduction to Psychological First Aid by IFRC (2018) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • A Guide to Psychological First Aid by IFRC (2018) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Training in Psychological First Aid Module 2: Basic PFA by IFRC (2018) (Available in Ukrainian PolishEnglish)
  • Training in Psychological First Aid Module 3: PFA for Children by IFRC (2018) (Available in Ukrainian Polish |English)
  • Training in Psychological First Aid Module 4: PFA in Groups – support to teams by IFRC (2018) (Available in Polish English)

CHILDREN AND CAREGIVERS RESOURCES

  • Parenting on the Move – Handbook for trainers and mentor by Save the Children (2021) (Available in English)
  • Parenting on the Move – Workshop Moderator’s Handbook by Save the Children (2021) (Available in English)
  • Global Multisectoral Operational Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support of Children, Adolescents and Caregivers Across Settings [Field Demonstration version] by UNICEF (2021) (Available in English)
  • Working with other sectors to enhance outcomes of MHPSS of child protection: an introductory guide for child protection practitioners (field test version 1.0) by Child Protection AoR (2021) (Available in English)
  • How you can support your child during bombing? by Child Protection Coordination Teams, Global Protection Cluster (Available in Ukrainian | Russian | English)
  • How to support your child during bombing? (Interactive site) by Child Protection AoR (2022) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Guide: How do you talk to children about war? by IFRC (2022) (Available in English)
  • Coping with Changes: Social-Emotional Learning Through Play by The Lego Foundation (2020) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Effective communication with children in crisis situation: Tips for professionals and volunteers by UNICEF (2022) (Available in English)
  • Common signs of psychosocial distress in children by UNICEF (2022) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Tips for working with children: A Pocket Guide for Border Patrol Agents by UNICEF (2022) (Available in English)
  • Caring for Children through Conflict and Displacement by UNODC & UoM (Available in Ukrainian PolishGerman  Russian English)(2021)
  • Helping children cope with grief during a war (Interactive site) by Child Protection AoR (2022) (Available in English)
  • Tips for parents and caregivers to protect children during a crisis by WHO et al. (2022) (Available in Ukrainian |Russian | Bulgarian | Hungarian Romanian English)
  • The Children’s Resilience Programme: Psychosocial support in and out of schools by IFRC & Save the Children  (2012) (Available in Russian)
  • Storybook: Big Journey, Big Feelings Child Protection Global Protection Cluster by (2022) (Available in UkrainianEnglish)
  • Storybook: Meeting a Hero by Alicja Safarzyńska-Płatos (2022) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian Czech | Polish |French | English)
  • Storybook: Heroes Cry Too by Alicja Safarzyńska-Płatos (2022) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian Czech Polish |French | English)

GENDER RESOURCES

  • Mental health and gender-based violence Helping survivors of sexual violence in conflict – a training manual by Health and Human Rights Info (2014) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action by IASC (2015) (Available in English)

DISPLACED POPULATION RESOURCES

  • Key Protection Messages to IDPs and Conflict-Affected Populations by Child Protection AoR (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Migration and Displacement by IFRC (2022) (Available in English)
  • Broken Links: Psychosocial support for people separated from family members: A field guide by IFRC Psychosocial Centre (2014) (Available in Russian | English)
  • Broken Links: Psychosocial support for people separated from family members Training module by IFRC Psychosocial Centre (2014) (Available in English)
  • Internal Displacement due to Conflict by OCHA Humanitarian Response (Available in English)

 

IASC RESOURCES

  • “NEW” Checklist for field use of IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings by IASC (2008) (Available in Ukrainian Polish English)
  • MHPSS in Humanitarian Emergencies- What Should Protection Programme Managers Know? by IASC (2010) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • MHPSS in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know? by IASC (2010) (Available in Russian | English)
  • “NEW” Inter-Agency Referral Form and Guidance Note by IASC (2017) (Available in Ukrainian Polish English)
  • IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings by IASC (2007) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian | English)
  • IASC Reference Group MHPSS Assessment Guide by IASC (2013) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • Who is Where, When, Doing What (4Ws) in MHPSS by IASC(2012) (Available in Ukrainian | English)
  • Advocacy Package – IASC Guidelines on MHPSS in Emergency Settings by IASC (2011) (Available in Ukrainian |English)
  • Operational Guidance for Coordinated Assessments in Humanitarian Crises by IASC (2012) (Available in Russian |English)
  • IASC Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings: With means of verification (Version 2.0) by IASC (2021) (Available in English)

MHPSS COVID-19 RESOURCES

  • MHPSS & COVID-19 Toolkit in Ukrainian by MHPSS Technical Working Group in Ukraine (2021) (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Living with the Times: An mental health and psychosocial support toolkit for older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic by IASC (2021) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian | English)
  • My Hero is You 2021: How kids can hope with COVID-19 by IASC (2021) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian |Romanian | English)
  • My Hero is You, Storybook for Children on COVID-19 by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian | Russian Czech |Hungarian | Latvian | Lithuanian Polish | Romanian | Slovakian English)
  • Action for Heroes: a Guide for heart-to-heart chats with children by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian Lithuanian | English)
  • Operational considerations for multisectoral mental health and psychosocial support programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian English)
  • “NEW” Basic Psychosocial Skills- A Guide for COVID-19 Responders by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian | Polish | Russian Lithuanian English)
  • Interim IASC Briefing Note Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian Russian English)
  • Orientation slides based on IASC Interim Guidance Note on MHPSS Aspects of Covid-19, V1.5 by IASC (2020) (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Communicating with children about death, and helping children cope with grief by The MHPSS Collaborative for Children & Families in Adversity and Child Protection AOR (Available in English)
  • Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty by Psychology Tools (2020) (Available in Ukrainian |Russian Czech | Lithuanian Polish Romanian English)
  • Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak by WHO (2020) (Available in Ukrainian Russian Romanian |English)
  • Remote PSS for elderly people in Ukrainian by Polish Humanitarian Action & USAID (2020) (Available in Ukrainian)
  • Ukraine – Emergency Response Plan for the COVID-19 Pandemic by OCHA (2020) (Available in English)
  • Back in school during COVID-19 by IFRC (2020) (Available in Russian | English)
  • Suicide prevention during COVID-19 by IFRC (2021) (Available in Russian English)
  • Child Friendly Activity Cards by IFRC (2020) (Available in Russian English)
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak by WHO/PAHO (2020) (Available in Russian English)

 

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