Alison Strang is reading resource “ New Scots: Integrating Refugees in Scotland’s Communities – Introduction” from group Integrating Refugees in Scotland's Communities 3 weeks, 1 day ago
This is introductory Alison Strang's presentation to the New Scot's conference held on 27 January 2015
Alison Strang joined the group Migrant Crisis in Europe 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Alison Strang posted an update in the group Nepal 2015 Earthquake Response 7 months ago
Thanks for uploading great resources team! If you have just joined this group, or are new to the group – please upload and share any useful materials that you can find too…
Alison Strang joined the group Nepal 2015 Earthquake Response 7 months ago
Alison Strang joined the group Integrating Refugees in Scotland's Communities 8 months, 1 week ago
Alison Strang joined the group Refugee re-settlment 10 months, 1 week ago
Alison Strang uploaded resource “ Integration or Isolation? Refugee social connections and mental health” in Refugee integration and settlement processes 1 year ago
This is the slide presentation accompanying the webinar on research on social connections and mental health amongst refugees in Glasgow. Presented through MHPSS.net on 13th November 2014
Alison Strang added resource “ Integration or Isolation? Refugee social connections and mental health” to Asylum Seekers and Refugees 1 year ago
Alison Strang replied to the topic Webinar 3: Social Isolation or Integration ? in the forum Refugee integration and settlement processes 1 year ago
Wow! So many great questions – where to start….?
1) How significant has cultural perspectives on ‘mental health’ been on participants’ responses? Did you see a difference between different groups in this respect? Were some participants more receptive to the idea of being able to benefit from mental health support?
This is a very interesting…[Read more]
One issue that I did note was that we misunderstood the question about ‘language skills’ social connections. Apparently the question was meant to be about ‘skills other than language’ and social connection. My response to that would be that, yes, other skills have a big impact too! I will list a few thoughts (don’t quote me as being comprehensive…[Read more]
Many thanks for such a lot of great questions through the webinar. I’m sorry that we could only answer a few during the webinar itself, as there were so many important questions and issues raised. I believe that Maleeka is going to post up the rest here. Please do add other comments too.
Alison Strang replied to the topic Webinar 2: Holistic Refugee Integration Service – Lessons learned”: in the forum Refugee integration and settlement processes 1 year, 1 month ago
Thanks for a great webinar Joe and Elodie of the Scottish Refugee Council!
Here are some more questions that we didn’t have time to ask you during the live event – do you or anyone have comments or answers?
1. What are the main cultural challenges faced by the refugees on arrival?
2. What are the main trauma and psychosocial concerns that face…[Read more]
Alison Strang replied to the topic Webinar 1 Discussion forum on politics of mhpps in humanitarian settings in the forum Assessment, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research 1 year, 1 month ago
How can we get more practitioners to share their thoughts in published manner – how can we better link the academic to the practitioner?
What, if anything, can social science research in general, and specifically discourses of ‘therapeutic governance,’ contribute to the many practical challenges facing MHPSS programs in humanitarian settings?
In your paper, you make little mention of the use of psychotropic medicines in emergency health kits. Can MHPSS programs coexist with psychotropic drugs such as anti-depressants and anti-psychotics or are they competing approaches to responding to suffering?
Alison Strang is reading resource “ INGOs in the Mirror: Critical Reflections of Practitioners Implementing Psychosocial Support Programs – RESEARCH POLICY BRIEF” from group Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) 1 year, 5 months ago
Research Policy Brief which summarizes the key findings and their implications.
Abstract for accompanying qualitative study:
The purpose of this qualitative research is to learn from the professional wisdom of practitioners involved…
Alison Strang is reading resource “ 4W mapping in Dadaab” from group Kenya Refugee MHPSS 1 year, 5 months ago
Mapping of MHPSS resources in Dadaab
Alison Strang joined the group Philippines 2013 Typhoon Response 2 years ago
Alison Strang joined the group Philippines Emergency country profile 2013 2 years ago
Alison Strang uploaded the file: Refugee Integration. Capacity and Evaluation in Europe to Asylum Seekers and Refugees 2 years, 1 month ago
The aim of this study was to review trends in the development of policy areas relevant to integration, to highlight already-used measurable integration indicators and the methods of evaluating integration, and to highlight factors that influence integration outcomes for refugees. Four project countries took part in the research: France, Sweden,…[Read more]
Psycho-education handouts – Arabic and English from
MDM EVD Survivors and Affected Families Assessment Report Koinadugu District Sierra Leone – September 2015 from Ebola, West Africa, 2014
Culture, Context and the Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Syrians: A Review for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support staff working with Syrians Affected by Armed Conflict from Migration Crisis in Europe
Afghanistan Earthquake, Situation Report no. 3 from Afghanistan, Pakistan and North India 2015 Earthquake Response
Scenarios for the European Asylum-Seeker Crisis from Migration Crisis in Europe
Jeux d’expression from Child friendly spaces
How to conduct a case study from Terre des hommes
IASC MHPSS Guidelines, What should Health Actorss know? Arabic from MHPSS support during and after the Arab spring movement
Global Tool Kit: Orientation and Training Materials from Global Tool Kit
Activators Guide Working With Adolescents14-17yrs (Arabic) from Psychosocial Care & Protection of Children