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Conference: Improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

- £250 – £658

“We are pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Conference to focus on improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees. Angelina Jalonen Head of Therapeutic Services The Refugee Council will give a national update which will look at supporting refugees through the hardship and isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and focus sessions will cover; multi-tiered and comprehensive MHPSS Systems & Psychological First Aid, working with refugees to improve mental health, and best practice examples of specialist clinical interventions.

Attending this conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve mental health support for refugees and asylum seekers
  • Reflect on the lived experience of a refugee to this country
  • Understand the national context
  • Understand the vulnerabilities that lead to mental health issues in refugees and ayslum seekers
  • Examine how to set up holistic services that meet the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers
  • Reflect on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on refugees and asylum seekers, and how we can improve support during and beyond covid-19
  • Learn from the experiences of the Red Cross and Doctors of the World in delivering Multitiered and comprehensive MHPSS Systems & Psychological First Aid
  • Improve your skills in working with asylum seekers and refugees who have experienced trauma
  • Develop strategies for providing peer and community support
  • Understand the role of specialist interventions such as trauma focused CBT
  • Working with victims of human trafficking
  • Improve practice in building resilience and improving care of unaccompanied young people seeking asylum
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence”

Further information and to book here.

Organizer

Healthcare Conferences UK
Website:
https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/

Venue

Online – in your own home

Organizer

Healthcare Conferences UK
Website:
https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/

Venue

Online – in your own home