Mental Health Experts Impart Knowledge To Those Working With Refugees
Through the Care Program for Refugees, mental health professionals from California are offering training to people working with refugees affected by turmoil in the Middle East.
California Mental Health Experts Bring PTSD Training To Jordan
For a group of mental health professionals in California, watching the Syrian refugee crisis unfold on television was not an option. ... A study from the World Health Organization says fewer than 100 psychiatrists live in Jordan. In the face of overwhelming need came a creative response from the Alalusi Foundation, a Hayward-based nonprofit focusing on refugee relief and humanitarian projects around the world. The foundation developed the Care Program for Refugees — or CPR — to train professionals who work with refugees to provide mental health care. (Roberts, 7/29)