Library

One of the main functions of the International Federation Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support is to gather and share knowledge. The PS Centre publishes training tool kits, resource kits, handbooks etc. on psychosocial support, which we have assembled here in one comprehensive library. You can download and print out all of these publications in this section or, alternatively, you can contact us to purchase the publication in book form.

Psychological first aid is a simple, yet powerful way of helping someone in distress. It involves paying attention to the person’s reactions, active listening and if relevant, practical assistance to help address immediate problems and basic needs. Learning psychological first aid skills and understanding reactions to crises empowers helpers to help others and apply the... Read more »
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The Operational Guidance for Child Friendly Spaces in Humanitarian Settings summarises key approaches in the protection of children and in the promotion of their psychosocial well-being. It is directed to CFS managers and facilitators/animators. It has four chapters, addressing the following aspects of setting up and implementing a quality CFS: Introduction to CFS Setting up... Read more »
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The Activity Catalogue for Child Friendly Spaces in Humanitarian Settings provides materials mainly for facilitators/animators responsible for implementing activities in a CFS:
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This three-day training curriculum is based on the children’s resilience programme resource kit (resource kit). The resource kit has been developed through cooperation between the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support (the PS Centre) and Save the Children. The aim of the training is to give participants an... Read more »
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Ebola epidemics are unlike anything seen before: The virus spreads rapidly, the disease is infectious and has a high mortality rate, and often there are widespread rumors, misconceptions and misinformation about the disease and how to prevent it are widespread. Psychosocial support is vital to ensure the well-being of the affected population, and also to... Read more »
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Afin de fournir un soutien psychosocial aux employés, les bénévoles et les délégués qui ont répondu à l’apparition d’une telle maladie mortelle et contagieuse, le Centre Psychosocial de l’IFRC a développé une note d’information sur le soutien psychosocial dans le cadre d’Ebola. Autres documents d’orientation pertinents sont inclus dans la trousse d’information, disponible ici en... Read more »
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In order to provide psychosocial support to staff, volunteers and delegates responding to the outbreak of such a deadly and infectious disease, the PS Centre has developed a briefing note on psychosocial support in the context of Ebola. This briefing package was updated in 2018 in connection with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic... Read more »
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In many ways, 2017 was a special year seen through the lenses of mental health and psychosocial support in the IFRC. International attention has never been so strongly focused on psychosocial support at field level, in research and at policy level. In severe crises, such as the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, the Rakhine crisis... Read more »

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The IFRC Monitoring and Evaluation Framework aims to support National Societies to design relevant M&E systems for psychosocial programmes, to help in programme planning and the development of strategies, and to mainstream global reporting of progress on PS programmes as they contribute to achieving the priorities of IFRC Strategy 2020. The framework consists of three... Read more »
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