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  • MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE

    REPORTS & ARTICLES

    Salzburg Global Seminar (2017): The Art of Resilience: Creativity, Courage and Renewal. Session Report 573.

    Jennifer Dathan, Hauke Waszkewitz and Michael Hart (2017): The Refugee Explosion: How Europe Treats Refugees Fleeing Explosive Violence. Action on Armed Violence.

    Clayton, S., Manning, C. M., Krygsman, K., & Speiser, M. (2017): Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and ecoAmerica. Please contact ACA directly for permission to use content.

    Save the Children (2017): A Tide of Self-Harm and Depression - The EU-Turkey Deal's Devastating Impact on Child Refugees and Migrants

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (2017): Bridging the Gaps in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies in Asia

    Save the Children (2017): Invisible Wounds - The Impact of Six Years of War on the Mental Health of Syria's Children

    International Medical Corps (2017): Ethnographic Assessment of Psychosocial Needs of Children at Vasilika Camp

    Nosè M, Ballette F, Bighelli I, Turrini G, Purgato M, Tol W, et al. (2017): Psychosocial interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder in refugees and asylum seekers resettled in high-income countries: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Ellis, B. Heidi, Erin N. Hulland, Alisa B. Miller, Colleen Barrett Bixby, Barbara Lopes Cardozo, and Theresa S. Betancouurt. (2016): Mental Health Risks and Resilience among Somali and Bhutanese Refugee Parents. Washington, DC; Migration Policy Institute.

    Mercy Corps and Norwegian Refugee
    Council (2016):
    Don't Forget Us: Voices of Young
    Refugees and Migrants in Greece

    International Medical Corps (2016): Mental Health Integration into General Healthcare: A Step-Wise Approach

    National Native Children’s Trauma Center, the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and the University of Montana (2016):Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives

     

    Amnesty International (2016): "Our Hearts Have Gone Dark." The Mental Health Impact of South Sudan's Conflict

    Mohammad Marie, Ben Hannignan and Aled Jones (2016): Mental Health Needs and Services in West Bank, Palestine. International Journal of Mental Health Systems

    University of Colorado at Boulder (2016): Community-Based Disaster Mental Health Intervention (CBDMHI): Curriculum Manual for Use with Communities Affected by Natural Disasters in Nepal

    Save the Children Norway (2016): Hear it From the Children - On the Move and Arriving in Norway.

    International Medical Corps (2016): MHPSS Needs and Resources in Post-Earthquake Nepal

    The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) (2016): Psychosocial Support and Social and Emotional Learning for Children and Youth in Emergency Settings

    James, L. Welton-Mitchell, C. & TPO Nepal (2016): Community-Based Disaster Mental Health Intervention (CBDMI): Curriculum Manual for Use with Communities Affected by Natural Disasters in Nepal.

    Public Health Institute/Center for Cimate Change and Health (2016): Mental Health and Climate Change

    United Nations Human Rights (2016): From Horror to Healing - A Life Saving Journey Support by the UN Fund for Victims of Torture

    Elizabeth A. Newnham, Rebecca M. Pearson, Alan Stein and Theresa S. Betancourt (2015): Youth Mental Health After Civil War: The Importance of Daily Stressors. The British Journal of Psychiatry.

     

    Sirin, Selcuk R. and Lauren Rogers-Sirin (2015): The Educational and Mental Health Needs of Syrian Refugee Children. Washington, DC: MIgration Policy Institute.

    Oversees Development Institute (2015): Mental Health and Psychosocial Service Provision for Adolescent Girls in Post-Cobflict Settings

    Epping-Jordan et al (2015): Beyond Crisis: Building Back Better Mental Health Care in 10 Emergency-Affected Areas Using a Long-Term Perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Systems.

    Overseas Development Institute (2015): Psychological Resilience - State of Knowledge and Future Research Agendas.

    Save the Children (2015): Childhood in the Shadow of War: Voices of Young Syrians.

    Capoeira4Refugees and University of East London (2015): The Psychosocial Impact of Capoeira for Refugee Children and Youth.

    Bangpan M, Felix L, Chiumento A, Dickson, K (2015):
    The impact of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support interventions on people affected by
    humanitarian emergencies: a systematic review protocol. Oxford: Oxfam GB.

    Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2014): IASC Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings

    De Jong, JTVM., Berckmoes LH., Kohrt, BA et al (2015). A Public Health Approach to Address the Mental Health Burden of Youth in situations of Political Violence and Humanitarian Emergencies. Curr Psychiatry Rep 17:60.

     

    Kohrt, BA., Jordans, MJD., Koirala, S. et al (2014).
    Designing Mental Health Interventions Informed by Child
    Development and Human Biology Theory: A Social Ecology Intervention for Child Soldiers in Nepal.
    American
    Journal of Human Biology.

     

    Overseas Development Institute (2014): The Hidden Costs of the 2014 Gaza-Israeli Conflict - Adolescent Girls' Psychosocial Wellbeing.

    Medicins Sans Frontieres (2013): The Illness of Migration.

    Medicins Sans Frontieres (2013): Hear My Voice - Somalis on Living in a Humanitarian Crisis

    Forced Migration Review (2012): Being Young and Out of Place

    Medicins Sans Frontieres(2009): Healing Iraqis: The Challenges of Providing Mental Health in Iraq.

  • mENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT

    GUIDES AND MANUALS

    Save the Children (2017): Psychological First Aid Training Manual for Child Practitioners.

    Save the Children (2017): Psychological First Aid for Children II - Dealing with Traumatic Responses in Children.

    State of Victoria (2014): Psychosocial Support: A Framework for Emergencies

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2013): What Should Camp Coordination and Camp Management Actors Know?

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2012): Who is Where, When, doing What (4Ws) in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2012): IASC Reference Group Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Assessment Guide.

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2011): Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Protection Programme Managers Know?

    The Sphere Project (2011): The Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Please download directly from the Sphere Project website only.

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2010): Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know. Geneva.

    IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2007): IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings.

  • staff CARE FOR organisations IN EMERGENCIES

    Inside NGO, The Konterra Group and Disaster Ready (2017): Essential Principles of Staff Care: Practices to Strengthen Resilience in Humanitarian and Development Organisation.

  • LEGAL PROTECTIONS

    INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL INSTRUMENTS RELATING TO REFUGEES, INTERNALLY DISPLACED, AND STATELESS PERSONS.

     

     

    1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    1949 Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in the Time of War

    Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

    1984 Cartagena Declaration on Refugees, Colloquium on the International Protection of Refugees in Central America, Mexico and Panama

     

    1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child

     

      1984 Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

     

    African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa
     

    African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
     

    American Convention on Human Rights
     

    Handbook and Guidelines on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status
     

    International Bureau for Children’s Rights (2010): Children and Armed Conflict - A Guide to International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

  • FORCED displacement & HUMAN RIGHTS

    British Red Cross (2017): Can't Stay. Can't Go. Refused aslyum seekers who cannot be returned.

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 54, February 2017): Resettlement

    Overseas Development Agency (2016): Climate-Induced Migration and Displacement: Closing the Policy Gap

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 51, January (2016): Destination: Europe

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 53, October 2016): Local Communities: First and Last Providers of Protection.

    Overseas Development Institute (2015): Why People Mover: Understanding the Drivers and Trends of Migration to Europe.

     

    Medicins Sans Frontieres (2014): Where is Everyone? Responding to Emergencies in the Most Difficult Places

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 46, May 2014): Adfghanistan's Displaced: 2014 adn Beyond.

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 44, May 2013): Detention, Alternatives to Detention, and Deportation.

    Forced Migration Review (Issue 41, December 2012): Preventing Displacement.

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