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Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers. Available Languages

World Health Organization WHO, War Trauma Foundation and World Vision International , (2011)


This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Hindi, Italian, Kiswahili, Korean, Myanmar, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian and Urdu.
https://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/gui...


Psychological first aid: Facilitator’s manual for orienting field workers

Leslie Snider, Alison Schafer, Mark van Ommeren et al., Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2013)


This manual is designed to orient helpers to offer psychologicalfirst aid (PFA) to people following a serious crisis event. PFA involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. PFA is an approach that can be learned by both professionals and non-professionals who are in a position to help people impacted by very distressing events
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/102380/1/...


Primera ayuda psicológica: Guía para trabajadores de campo

Organización Mundial de la Salud, War Trauma Foundation, Visión Mundial Internacional., (2012)


Esta guía trata de la primera ayuda psicológica, un modo práctico y humano para ayudar y apoyar a nuestros semejantes en graves situaciones de crisis. Se ha pensado para personas que se tienen la posibilidad de ayudar a otras que han experimentado un hecho extremadamente angustiante. Proporciona un marco de trabajo para apoyar a las personas respetando su dignidad, cultura y capacidades. A pesar de su nombre, la primera ayuda psicológica se ocupa tanto del apoyo social como del psicológico.
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2012/9789243...


Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers

Snider, L.; Van Ommeren, M.; Schafer, A., Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2011)


When terrible things happen in our communities, countries and the world, we want to reach out a helping hand to those who are affected. This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. Despite its name, psychological first aid covers both social and psychological support. Available in various languages: http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/guide_field_workers/en/
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241...


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know?

IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Eds.: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, (2010)


This document is for humanitarian health actors working at national and sub-national level in countries facing humanitarian emergencies. It applies to Health Cluster partners, including governmental and non-governmental health service providers. Based on the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC, 2007), it gives an overview of essential knowledge that humanitarian health actors should have about mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian emergencies. This document by the IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support was developed in consultation with the IASC Global Health Cluster.
http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/what_...


Psychosocial Care of Tsunami-Affected Populations Physician's Manual

Nimesh Desai, Dhanesh Gupta, Ram Avtar Singh, et al., Eds.: WHO South-East Asia New Delhi, (2005)



http://www.searo.who.int/entity/emergencies/docume...


WHO Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support after the Tsunami

World Health Organization WHO, (2005)


This brief document aims to provide a framework for WHO assistance in this area.
http://www.searo.who.int/entity/emergencies/docume...


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