training

Training workshops for psychosocial workers and mental health staff: what organisers of capacity building projects need to know before hiring a trainer

When invited to facilitate a training course for psychosocial workers and/or mental health staff, I am sometimes confronted with unrealistic expectations: the person commissioning a training expects a detailed programme that describes exactly what subject matter will be covered, and precisely when. In other cases, I am requested to design a programme that connects to an earlier training, facilitated by another expert in the mental health and psychosocial support field.

Training Counsellors in Areas of Armed Conflict

This article is about the learning needs of starting counsellors in areas of armed conflict. The curricula for the training of counsellors usually are based on ideas regarding which knowledge, skills and attitudes are required for effective counselling. The curricula do not always take the personal needs and backgrounds of the participants into account.

Developing Basic Mental-Health Modules for Health Care Workers in Afghanistan

In this article we describe our experiences with the development of mental health training modules for doctors, nurses, midwives and village health volunteers in the context of a general basic health care programme in Eastern Afghanistan. The article contains references to resources to be used by developing mental health care training modules for health workers.

Supplement - Introduction

Training teachers in areas of armed conflict chapter Introduction

The importance of good people

Training teachers in areas of armed conflict chapter 1

The training program

Training teachers in areas of armed conflict chapter 4

The training of teachers

Training teachers in areas of armed conflict chapter 5

The seminars for teachers

Training teachers in areas of armed conflict chapter 6

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