C4C is partner in the course Mental Health in Complex Emergencies
C4C is a partner in the Mental Health course in Complex Emergencies
September 16 to 26, 2018
The Mental Health at Complex Emergencies Course is an intensive multidisciplinary ten-day training course for mental health workers and humanitarian program staff who wish to gain insight and competency in establishing mental health or psychosocial programs in (post-) conflict areas or in areas affected by complex disasters including refugee settings.
In the first week, the course will provide practical training and mental health and mental support (MHPSS) and strengthen the role of assistant in complex humanitarian emergencies and relief operations, such as assessments, monitoring and evaluation, understanding the humanitarian context, security, and self-care. In the second week, students may choose from a number of three-day workshops in which particular topics relevant to humanitarian emergencies will be explored in depth, facilitated by specialists.
The course is organized by the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA or Fordham University in New York.) Course Directors are
Larry Hollingworth, CBE - Humanitarian Programs Director, Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (CIHC), Visiting Professor, Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA), Fordham University
Lynne Jones, OBE, FRCPsych. Ph.D. - Visiting Scientist, FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, Harvard University School of Public Health
Willem van de Put -
Co-founder, Mental Health in Complex Emergencies Course
Founder and Director, Culture for Change (C4C) Research Fellow, Fordham University
Scientific Expert at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp
Peter Ventevogel, MD, PhD. - Senior Mental Health Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees