German Red Cross

Who is responsible for psychosocial support (PSS)?

Experts in regional branches for national programmes

Experts from Host national society for international programmes

 

Contact for PSS

Christiane Haas

Phone: +49 30 85404 - 358

Fax: +49 30 85404 - 428

e-mail: haasc@drk.de

 

Website of the national society or PSS

http://www.drk.de

 

Field of psychosocial support at the moment

  • established a framework for PSS defining minimum standards for PSS in all RC branches and a common understanding of the role of GRC in PSS
  • development of training curricula and teaching materials for psychosocial support in the field of crisis intervention
  • development of training curricula and teaching materials for psychosocial support for volunteers and emergency medical teams
  • roll out and coordination of PSS trainings at different levels including sensitization modules on PSS for management staff
  • continuous coordination with all relevant stakeholders for psychosocial support at national level and active participation in the definition of common standards for psychosocial support in disaster situations and national emergencies (Konsensuskonferenz)
  • German RC BHC and Field Hospital ERU can be deployed with PSS module
  • PSS activities to be mainstreamed in relevant integrated international programmes with the aim to strengthen resilience

 

 

Coordinator of the Steering Committee

Lena Tynnemark, Swedish RC

Phone: +46 84524753

Fax: +46 84524601

 

Sanja Pupacic, Croatian RC

Phone: +385 1 4655 814

Fax: +385 1 4655 365

 

enps@redcross.at

 

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