MHPSS Collaborative Resources

Along with the systematic review, this page includes additional MHPSS Resources aimed towards working with children and families experiencing adversity.

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Supporting children's wellbeing during school closures

Tips for parents and caregivers to support wellbeing & learning during school closures. Available in English, Spanish, Swahili & French

Helping Children Cope with Death and Grief

A Child Protection Area of Responsibility & MHPSS Collaborative resource for caregivers to help children cope with death & grief.

IASC Guide for COVID-19 Responders

The IASC guide aims to help orient responders globally on how to integrate MHPSS into their daily COVID-19 responses

A call for collaboration

A summary of proceedings incorporating best practices & approaches for education, MHPSS and child protection.

E-Learning Pathway for Supporting Humanitarian Work on COVID-19

Free e-learning course covering topics on Public Health, Child Protection and MHPSS strengthening skills.

Report: A Safe Place to Shine

This IRC report details how to create opportunities and raise voices of adolescent girls in humanitarian settings.

Ethnographic Assessment

International Medical Corps present this report on the psychosocial needs of Syrian refugee children living at Vasilika camp.

UNICEF (2018) MHPSS in Emergencies Advocacy Brief

UNICEF promotes a holistic, community-based approach to child protection programming through this Brief.

Systematic review

The first study that systematically assessed RCTs on focused psychosocial support interventions for children.

MHPSS in Protracted and Post-Conflict Settings

This report is a culmination of the UNICEF and German Government's led mental health expert-level meeting.

UNICEF Operational Guidelines

Operational Guidelines on Comm-based MHPSS in humanitarian settings: Three-tiered support for children and families.