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The training manual consists of: (i) Tools for communication, reassurance and comfort for staff working directly with distressed children; (ii) Advice and guidance for staff working with parents and primary care-givers; (iii) Suggestions for ways to support a distressed child. It provides a non-intrusive skills set of communication and actions that can be used by staff working with survivors of distressing events. The training programme develops skills for providing physical and emotional comfort by modeling calmness and enables a constructive format through active listening that allows survivors to voice their concerns and needs. It also helps to connect survivors to practical assistance through referral networks and information on positive coping strategies. The manuals are available in Englisch, French, Spanish, Arabic and German Additional training aids download directly from the website.

Trauma Care,  Refugees,  children,  psychosocial support,  first aid,  psychological distress,  training guide,  communication,  refugees,