16 February 2017 - 2:53pm
21 Feb 2017 Webinar: Ensuring MHPSS for GBV Survivors
|MHPSS.net is pleased to announce the first in its new series of webinars in 2017.
Our first webinar is titled "Ensuring MHPSS for Gender-based Violence Survivors and Those at Risk: A Responsibility for Everyone in the Humanitarian Community – Not Just the GBV Experts!"
The webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 2pm UTC. To quickly calculate what time the webinar will be streamed in your part of the world, use this link
CONTENT of the webinar:
The webinar presenters Jeanne Ward and Jessica Izquierdo (see their details below) will be presenting the newly revised Guidelines for Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings (2015).
Jeanne will first provide a brief overview of the development of the revised Guidelines, with a particular focus on the recommendations in the Guidelines that link to promoting the Mental Health & Psychosocial well-being of GBV survivors and those at risk, underscoring the need for all humanitarian actors to be prepared to provide GBV-related support and referrals.
Jessica will then offer a case study from Myanmar on building humanitarian commitment to and knowledge of how to engage with survivors and provide referrals, even if you are not a GBV expert.
HOW to join the webinar:
To register please send an email with your name, organization, country location and WhatsApp number (optional, if you wish to receive updates on webinars via Whatsapp) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note there are only a limited number of online spaces available for participants, so we advise you to apply as soon as possible to secure a place. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis and we will confirm your participation via email.
After you've registered you will receive an additional email with instructions on how to join the webinar and a link to the webinar room.
During the webinar you will have a chance to raise questions in the online discussion and to interact with the presenters as well as with other participants.
For the full post and to learn more about the presenters please click here.