Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Preserving and Improving the Mental Health of Refugees, their Sponsors and Supporters

(2019) In this webinar delivered by Klaus Gruber, he reviews what we understand about mental health and the threats and challenges to sound mental health as well as the contributions to resilience. Klaus also touches on what we mean by mental illness and what illnesses or disorders refugees might be most vulnerable to. Klaus also reviews what we as helpers can do to mitigate the damage, increase refugees’ resilience and recovery and protect ourselves from vicarious trauma.