越南籍移工心理健康與心理社會支持之需求評估 —以天主教新竹教區越南移工移民辦公室為例 MHPSS Needs Assessment of Vietnamese Migrant Workers in Taiwan—Taking "VMWIO" as Example

This single case study described the use of IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency setting in Taiwan. The aim of this need assessment was to inform the potential program design of MHPSS activities that would fill existing gaps as part of Human Trafficking response. Data collection focused on perceived needs, availability, and access to MHPSS service.

This MHPSS situational analysis was mainly conducted between 2017 and 2020. The assessment tools were adapted from UNHCR/WHO《Assessing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs and Resource》and《IASC Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings》.

This case study highlights the unique challenges of addressing Vietnamese’s MHPSS in Taiwan context, especially the human rights violation. Since the right to mental health is a basic human right, MHPSS practice shall be conducted in a holistic way to protect/promote psychosocial well-being or prevent/treat mental disorder of affecting population.

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