Sustainable Model for MHPSS Service ProvisionSEED Kurdistan2021-02-18T12:41:45+00:00
Sustainable Model for MHPSS Service Provision
Cycles of conflict and instability left Kurdistan with chronic mental health needs. SEED is working to tackle the issue of transitioning mental health services in Kurdistan, Iraq from crisis response to a long-term, sustainable service provision.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has a critical shortage of mental mealth care professionals to meet the needs of the large number of survivors of conflict, displacement, torture, sexual violence, and other traumatic experiences as a result of decades of conflict and genocide.
Alongside the Standard of Care, SEED has developed a glossary of MHPSS terms in English, Arabic, and Kurdish, as a resource for all in service delivery, in the translation of documents, for programming, and in our daily communications.
Building the capacity of service providers (Government and NGO) through professional development, organizational development, and the adoption of and adherence to, common professional standards through training SEED’s Center for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) at Koya University