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Psychosocial support

Playgroups: A promising approach for vulnerable young children in Rwanda

This presentation reviews playgroups as part of a model for household resiliency. Presented during the "Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now! – Integrated Interventions for Young Children Born into HIV-affected Families” symposium in Melbourne, Australia in July 2014.

Health Care for Women Subjected to Intimate Partner Violence or Sexual Violence

This field-tested version of a new clinical handbook aims to help healthcare providers respond safely and effectively to women and girls who have been subjected to violence – including physical, sexual, or emotional violence, whether by a partner or by any other perpetrator.

Developing & Testing Evidence-based Child Abuse Prevention Programs for AIDS-affected Families in LMIC

This presentation reviews pathways to HIV-risk, resulting child abuse and offers advice and support for stemming the problem. Presented during the symposium “Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now! – Integrated Interventions for Young Children Born into HIV-affected Families” in Melbourne,...

Enhancing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Capacity in Low Resource Settings: A trainer’s manual

Individual to Collective Healing: A trainer’s manual is part of a War Trauma Foundation series featuring resources spanning the complementary supports that meet the mental health and psychosocial needs of different groups. The series takes a collective approach looking at how families and...

Adolescents Living with HIV (ALHIV) Toolkit

The resources in this toolkit cover a broad range of topics related to treatment, care and support of ALHIV, including counseling, psychosocial support and promising practices.

Managing Stress in Humanitarian Workers: Guidelines for good practice

Good staff care and psychosocial care have proven to be an important asset in stress management and the prevention and treatment of traumatic and post-traumatic stress. The Guidelines were conceptualized as a comprehensive, systematic presentation of the ‘state of the art’ in managing stress in...

Trousse d'Evaluation Rapide en Matiere de Protection de l'Enfant

La Trousse d’évaluation rapide en matière de protection de l’enfant (ERPE)contient toutes les informations nécessaires pour réaliser une ERPE sur une période de cinq semaines. Suite à une situation d’urgence d’ampleur significative, l’ERPE sera généralement réalisée dans le cadre d’évaluations...

Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to teach basic knowledge, skills, and values about working with children who are in the child welfare system and who have experienced traumatic events. The toolkit teaches strategies for using trauma-informed child welfare practice to enhance the safety, permanency, and...

Understanding Victim Resistance: Experiences of Service Providers Working with Victims of Child Trafficking

Service providers experience victim resistance as a significant barrier to the successful provision of services. Complex trauma from abuse in both trafficking situations and family of origin, plays a significant role in victim resistance. These results discuss the need for continue dialogue and...

Child Protection in Emergencies Capacity Building Mapping & Market Analysis

This report reviews the current capacity and gaps, training and demand for child protection services in times of emergencies as well as makes recommendations for bettering preparing the workforce who provides these services.