MHPSS Intervention for Emergency Affected Populations in the Urban Context

Day-By-Day Training Schedule

 

Day 1      10am– 5pm / Monday            Class 1          Trainer: Dr. Nancy Baron                     

  • Introductions / Expectations

  • Assessment of problems - needs - resources in the urban context

  • Review of common MHPSS consequences of emergencies and issues specific to the urban setting

  • Best practice guidance based on IASC MHPSS Guidelines, global research and experience for             emergency  affected populations with modifications for the urban context.

Day 2     1 - 7pm  / Tuesday                 Class 2         Trainer: Dr. Nancy Baron

  • IASC MHPSS multidisciplinary intervention pyramid for the urban context / Layers 1-2-3-4

  • Introduction to PSTIC and 24-7 community based intervention 

  • Preparation for field training

              

Day 3       11am - 6pm / Wednesday      Class 3                                        

  • Observe a Psychosocial Team Meeting

  • Presentation by PSTIC Mental Health (MH) Coordinator about multidisciplinary approach to MH care

  • Discussion with PSTIC Egyptian Psychiatrists about MH interventions

 

Day 4       10am - 6pm / Thursday         Field 1                                                                 Field Field visit with Psychosocial Workers.        

                                                                                                 

Day 5       Friday / Visit to the Pyramids / Museum of Civilization                                                                                                         

Day 6       10am - 6pm / Saturday         Field 2                                                     

  Field visit with Psychosocial Workers. 

  EVENING               Sufi dancing performance / Khan Khalili Souq / Dinner

 

Day 7       11am - 6pm / Sunday            Class 4                                                            

  • Design and implementation of Layer 1 and 2 intervention

  • Participation in Team Leaders meeting

  • Managing a community based psychosocial team presentation                                                                     by Psychosocial Coordinators Yusuf Dhuhul and Dawood Mayom

 

Day 8      10am - 6pm  / Monday          Field 3                                                           

  Field visit with Psychosocial Workers.

  EVENING                 Nile Cruise

                                                                                   

Day 9       10am – 5pm / Tuesday           Class 5             Trainer: Dr Nancy Baron               

  • Select - Train - Supervise - Support for a refugee team

  • Plans for using what was learned in home country.