Training manual part 1 – mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG) training of health-care providers (Field test version)
The training of mhGAP-HIG is split into 2 parts: an initial training of 3 days (Training 1) and a follow up training of 2 or 3 days (Training 2). Training 1 covers general principles of care (GPC), acute stress, grief, depression, suicide, psychosis and epilepsy. These 6 conditions cover more than 80% of all MNS cases that trained healthcare providers tend to identify and manage in humanitarian settings in general health care. . Training 2 will provide opportunities for further skills training as well as covering the remaining modules of PTSD, harmful use of alcohol and drugs, intellectual difficulties, and other significant mental health complaints.