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Healing refugees’ mental scars could help them build new lives

  • Added on August 28, 2019
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EASE program is now being tested in Lebanon

STRENGTHS partner War Child is testing the Early Adolescent Skills for Emotions (EASE) program in Lebanon which is focused on children and adolescents.

  • Added on August 15, 2019
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Join us at ESTSS 2019 to learn more about PM+

Join us at ESTSS 2019 to understand the content of PM+, the structure of the training programme and to consider outcomes of effectiveness of PM+ Individual.

  • Added on May 6, 2019
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User-centered app adaptation of a low-intensity e-mental health intervention for Syrian refugees

Open access article describing the development of the mobile mental health intervention of STRENGTHS called Step-by-Step:

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Further reading by STRENGTHS partners

Several STRENGTHS collaborators were involved in new publications that are relevant for the project:

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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New book: Trauma – Flucht – Asyl: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch für Beratung, Betreuung und Behandlung

A German language book on mental health of refugees with trauma complaints will be available in bookshops and online as of this week. Three of the four editors are STRENGTHS collaborators: Naser Morina, Matthis Schick, and Ulrich Schnyder who are all from the University of Zurich. A quote from the foreword, written by Peter Ventevogel (UNHCR)

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Supervision aids STRENGTHS helpers in the Netherlands

“Most often, what brings people down are the problems they cannot deal with. They are overwhelmed, they feel weak because they cannot find a solution. PM+ helps you to break down your problems into smaller parts and deal with each part one by one, and it really helps.”

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Researching implementation of scalable interventions

  • Added on January 18, 2019
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STRENGTHS: Step by Step app

Sebastian Burchert of Freie Universität Berlin introduces the Step by Step app. Step-by-Step, is a guided intervention for depression delivered through an app. It provides psychoeducation and training in behavioural activation through an illustrated narrative with additional therapeutic techniques such as stress management (slow breathing), identifying strengths, positive self-talk, increasing social support and relapse prevention.

  • Added on January 18, 2019
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