Mental Health and Psychosocial Support to Refugees

  • Course description

    In this course, students learn and develop skills on working with trauma, identified cases and with different groups, i.e. disabled, unaccompanied minors, separation of family members and tortured survivors. The emphasis will be on engaging, assessing, understanding, intervening and evaluating cases, strengthening child protection approach and resilience with service users and their families.
    Students will be introduced to the foundations and core values of social work, nationally and internationally.
    Workers` skills such as counseling, self-care, self-reflection are further core objectives in this course. The theoretical course will be supported with practical sessions and site visits. Case studies will be presented by each student and discussed in class towards the end of the course. The case study can be with individuals, groups or communities.

Last updated: 24 August 2017

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