The Tunisian Centre for Public Health, JEUNES PSY the Association of Young Doctors and Residents in Psychiatry and Medecins du Monde Tunisia are organizing a “Refugee & Migrant Mental Health fellowship program” that we will start with a training in January the 14th and 15th of January at WHO office in Tunis (Rue du développement – 1053 Cité El Khadhra – Tunisie).
The training will be delivered by Dr. Karima Wiksten Assel, Affiliate Senior Researcher at Epidemiology of Mental Health Group at Karolinska Institutet- Sweden and Dr. Frida Johansson Metso an expert in Trauma and Psychological Interventions for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
The training will be delivered to researchers and clinicians in mental health, psychiatry and psychology and other researchers and professionals interested in mental health and migration.
Topics will be about:
Migration and Mental Health
How to identify PTSD
Treatment of PTSD- adults
Treatment of PTSD- children and adolescents
Mental health research
An introduction to culture sensitive psychiatric diagnostics
Case discussions- transcultural aspects of suicide assessment
To apply for the training that will be held the 14th and 15th of January at WHO office in Tunis please fill the application form and send your Cv to contact(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)tuncph.org and jeunepsy(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com ( in French or in English). Application Deadline the 6th of January 2019.
Online registration is now closed.
Most of the training will be in English.
The training fees for the 2 days are:
Jeunes Psy Members: 40 TND
Non-Member: 60 TND
Training certificates will be delivered only for candidates who attend the two days training.