Psychosocial Interventions for Displaced Populations - IGHD

Psychosocial Interventions for Displaced Populations - IGHD

25th February 2019 (all day) - 5th April 2019 (all day)

Applications now open for this interactive online course aimed to strengthen capacity for psychosocial response in humanitarian contexts. 
Course Leaders: Dr Carola Eyber and Dr Rebecca Horn 

 

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This online course reviews recent developments in the field of psychosocial programming in humanitarian contexts and examines the evidence-base for effective, quality programming. It is suitable for professional development both for those wishing to explore this rapidly developing area of humanitarian response and for those with significant experience in the field who wish to consolidate their understanding of effective practice. 
 
The material builds upon the substantial research, field experience and networks of the two course facilitators, Dr Carola Eyber and Dr Rebecca Horn, to create a lively, interactive learning approach that draws upon the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our global participants. 
 
Participants registered on the course will work through ten units of material – featuring readings, narrated PowerPoints, videos etc. - over a six-week period. A discussion board provides a context for interaction between participants as well as with course facilitators. Those wishing to gain academic credit for study will then complete a written assignment. 
 
Course Dates: 25 February to 05 April 2019 
 
Course Requirements: Participants need access to a computer with broadband internet connection to engage with course materials and the discussion board. Those wishing to gain academic credit for the course must meet the entry requirements as an Associate Student for Masters level study. 
 
Course Accreditation: Those completing the course for academic credit will be awarded 5 ECTS credit points (equivalent to one-twelfth of a Masters degree award). The course is accredited by TropEdEurop.  
 
Course Fee: £710 
 
Apply: contact ighd@qmu.ac.uk for information about the different ways you can apply to complete this course. 

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