Crisis events and psychosocial support

These events include deaths, accidents, disasters, serious illness (e.g. HIV) , rape, suicide, Tsunami, Human Traficking, IDP, Armed Conflict,   COMMUNITY-BASED PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORTThe Community-based psychosocial support training kit provides resources for trainers and participants in key aspects of psychosocial support, including understanding the impact of crisis events, supportive communication, protection issues and self-care. The kit features a trainer’s book and participant’s book with accompanying PowerPoint slides. Available online in PDF-format and in hard copy with a CD-ROM. The training kit is available in a number of different languages and is continually being translated into new languages and adapted to fit different contexts. The training kit is available in hard-copy in English, French and Spanish and can be ordered from psychosocial.centre (@) ifrc.org.