KMOP | Experiential training in providing psychological first aid to refugee children and migrants

KMOP participates this year in Refugee Week, which is coming to our country again on June 19-25, 2023, on the occasion of World Refugee Day, sending its own message of social solidarity, inclusion and equality!

In this context, on Friday 23 June 2023, 09:00-12:00, KMOP is organizing an experiential Training in providing Psychological First Aid to Refugee & Migrant Children, at its offices in Piraeus (Matrozou 1 & Tzavella, 18533).

The training is aimed at teachers and other professionals related to the field of education (psychologists, social workers, etc.).

Register at the following link:

After completing the action, participating individuals will be able to:

  • understand what psychological first aid is, focusing on children
  • describe events and situations that can lead to the need for a PFA
  • identify children who need PFA
  • describe the principles of PFAs
  • apply communication techniques with children who are in a state of stress and anxiety
    manage crisis situations in the school environment

See the invitation HERE.

For more information contact us at [email protected] or call us at 210 3637547.

The REFUGE–ED action

KMOP has been participating since 2020 in the European research initiative REFUGE-ED, which seeks to promote the integration of refugee and immigrant children by identifying and implementing practices in education, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) that contribute to improving of the school performance and well-being of children (0 to 18 years) with a refugee and immigrant background.

About Refugee Week

Refugee Week Greece is an initiative of the Athens Comics Library, organized in collaboration with the British organization Counterpoints Arts and supported by the Across Borders program of Comic Relief. It is a cultural festival, part of a dynamic global movement, which aims to highlight the contribution, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking asylum. This year’s theme of the Festival is compassion. The Festival is held in our country with the support of the City of Athens and the participation of the Athens Coordination Center for Migrants and Refugees (ACCMR), the Migrant Intergtaion Center (KEM) and integration programs of the Municipality, the UNHCR Greece, of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Greece and the Network for the Rights of the Child. More information can be found HERE.