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July 2021

Long Covid in Zimbabwe: Treatment and Challenges Webinar

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Wednesday 28th July 2021, 2pm - 3pm (CAT) Long haul covid affects approximately 10-40% of those who have had Covid19 and there is great need for health professionals to understand it as well as for those affected to speak about its impact on their lives. Africa has to find innovative, low resource solutions to the physical, medical, and psychological impact that long covid has on people's lives, so register and join us as we seek for management solutions to long…

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USING CREATIVE APPROACHES TO SUPPORT THE MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL WELLBEING OF VULNERABLE GROUPS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEST
Online,

WHO EPI-WIN Webinar – Mental Health Series Tuesday 27 July, 2021 14.00-15.00 Geneva, 17.30-18.30 Delhi, 08.00 – 9.00 New York Join this webinar to hear how innovative methods are used by WHO and partners to communicate risks and engage communities on mental health and psychosocial well-being globally during the pandemic. In particular, approaches to reach vulnerable groups such as older adults, teachers, children and front-line health workers. Click here to register for the webinar Speakers: Katrin Seeher – Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and…

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June 2021

MENTAL HEALTH VOICES FROM AFRICA: EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS LEARNED

June 14 @ 1:45 pm - June 15 @ 5:30 pm UTC+1
Online,

International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs in Francophone countries of Sub-Saharan Africa 14 – 15 June 2021, 13:45 – 17:30 (UTC+1) Languages: French and English Subscribe via this form. On 14 and 15 June 2021, the Working Group on Mental health from Be-cause health will organise a virtual international conference “Mental Health voices from Africa” on the practices and the challenges faced in the Francophone countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. For two half days, actors from the field of mental health, user…

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February 2021

Disability inclusion and displacement: How are we tracking?

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+1
Online,

Telephone-Delivered Psychological Treatment for Children in Humanitarian Settings: Results of the t-CETA Study

February 24

When: 24 February 2021, 14.00-15.30 PM (UK time) Where: Zoom details to be shared by email upon registration Register here: https://qmul-ac-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yklJ_A13T0ajICJO2msgDA - please register by 20 February 2021   Background: Many children in humanitarian settings with a need for psychological treatment cannot or do not access mental health services. Refugees face restricted access to conventional primary health care centres and the humanitarian health organisations working in such areas are confronted with many obstacles. In order to overcome these, we adapted and piloted a transdiagnostic psychological treatment…

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December 2020

MS 3: STAFF CARE AND SUPPORT: COMBATTING BURNOUT AND VICARIOUS TRAUMATIZATION FOR GBV STAFF IN THE TIME OF COVID

December 8, 2020
Online,

Effective GBV programming depends on putting together a dedicated staff* that have specialized knowledge, skills and attitudes. Working with GBV survivors can be particularly stressful and it is common for staff to experience everyday stress, cumulative stress, burnout, and critical incident stress. Vicarious/secondary trauma, typically a cumulative process that builds over time after prolonged exposure to other people’s suffering, is also a risk and may contribute to a deterioration of staff morale and increased turnover in the GBV staff. In…

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Webinar on Mental Health in Emergencies: Greater Investment, Greater Access

December 3, 2020
Online,

The Year 2020 has posed significant challenges to countries and people worldwide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. People’s lives and the way we interact and conduct our daily business have changed drastically. The economic uncertainties and social consequences of the pandemic can lead to increased anxiety, depression and mental health problems. Furthermore, People with pre-existing mental health conditions and other forms of physical disabilities suffer even more as the pandemic restricts access to care and support. Asian Disaster…

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October 2020

WEBINAR Launching a Conversation: Community-Based Approaches to MHPSS(English)

October 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+0

WEBINAR Launching a Conversation: Community-Based Approaches to MHPSS (English) Date: 22nd October 2020 Time: 1.00 pm UTC To find out what time this online meeting will take place at your location pleaseclick here REGISTER: please fill in your details using this link and you will be emailed the details of the webinar room. MHPSS.net is pleased to announce the first webinar in a series organised by the IASC MHPSS Reference Group’s working group on ‘Community-Based MHPSS'. The webinar, “Launching a Conversation: Community-Based Approaches to MHPSS" will feature presentations from Ann…

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September 2020

WEBINAR: A COMPARISON OF INTERVENTIONS FOR REDUCTION IN DISTRESS – TRAUMA HEALING AND PEACE EDUCATION

September 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+0

Date: Wednesday the 9th of September, 2020 Time:  1pm UTC Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DF267XN MHPSS.net is pleased to announce the first webinar in a series organised by the IASC MHPSS Reference Group’s working group on ‘MHPSS and Peacebuilding’. This webinar series features case examples of practice in the field linking MHPSS and Peacebuilding objectives and approaches. The approaches and practices shared during this series are not formally endorsed or promoted by the IASC MHPSS Reference Group, but rather are shared in the spirit of enabling dialogue, debate and…

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June 2020

Webinar: Integration of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in the COVID-19 Response

June 26, 2020

Integration of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in the COVID-19 Response Friday, 26 June 2020 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. (GVA) / 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. (NY) Online Webinar In the May 2020 update of the COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan (Global HRP), Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) was identified as an essential, basic need for all people. As a cross-cutting issue that is relevant to all strategic priorities in all sectors of humanitarian response, MHPSS activities were included in…

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