The Training Unit team has conducted 3-day training on “Improving Staff Psychological Self-Care and Understanding Child Psychological Trauma” for social workers, caregivers and other relevant staff who are working with traumatized population children. This training was aimed at increasing staff self-care, knowledge on child trauma, using trauma stabilization techniques for self-care and improving work performance with children. The training was conducted at center of Krousar Thmey in Takmao which was held on 30th October to 1st November 2019.
10th Oct 2019, Mekong Project III of EMDR Cambodia Association with Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (DMHSA) of Ministry of Health, Cambodia and Department of Psychology Organised the First Mental Health Conference for Cambodia at the University of Health Science which cooperated and supported by The Missouri Institute of Mental Health, USA. There were 200 participants including psychiatrists from provincial hospital and Phnom Penh of Cambodia, psychologists from NGOS and students from different universities participated in this conference. The purposes of this conference were presenting the new results of researches/studies related to mental health and also improving the society of mental health in Cambodia.
9th Oct 2019, Mekong Project III of EMDR Cambodia Association with Royal University of Phnom Penh, RUPP and 13 organisations which working in the field of mental health in Cambodia organized the 9th Youth Mental Health Day event at Cambodia Korea Cooperation Center, CKCC for the whole morning. There were 2000 participants in this event, most of them are students from different faculties of RUPP and other Universities in Phnom Penh. The topic for the event is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”. The purpose of this event is raising awareness on mental health among students and people in Cambodia.
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