Paulina Acosta Del Rio

Job role: 
Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Specialist
Affiliation: 
Self-employed
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Brief Biography: 

Experienced Mental Health & Psycho-social Support Specialist with a demonstrated history of working with international organisations. Skilled in Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support in emergency settings, Child and Maternal Health, Psycho-social support within nutrition programmes, Mental Health Promotion & Social Behavior Change, Proposal Writing, and Humanitarian Assistance. Strong care provider with a Master’s Degree focused in Intercultural Psychology, an university diploma in Community Mental Health, as well as a degree in Anthropology.

Approach: 
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Task sharing
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Middle East
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Setting: 
Community
School
Primary care
Population: 
Maternal and neonatal health
Adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB)
Disability
Disorders of interest: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders
All disorders
Country: 
France