Manuals, Tool Kits, and Guides
This manual is written primarily for people who provide support to refugees who have fled war or disasters to help them understand how to provide support for migrants’ mental health issues.
This document provides an approach and a toolkit to help those designing and conducting an assessment of mental health and psychosocial needs and resources in major humanitarian crises.
This tool on the Rapid Assessment of Mental Health Needs of Refugees, Displaced and Other Populations Affected by Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations and Available Resources (RAMH) is intended to be used by mental health professionals, non-mental health personnel, and others involved in mental and psychosocial community support.
IRCT works to promote the value and use of medical documentation of torture according to the international standards contained in the Istanbul Protocol.
This manual addresses the basic ingredients of a healthy organisation that supports survivors of torture and political violence.
A guide for medical doctors, psychologists, lawyers on the effective investigation, psychological evaluation and documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane, and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
This guide is an Australian focused important resource aimed at enhancing the skills of health care professionals caring for refugees and asylum seekers.
Reports and Publications
The full report of the APRRN Southeast Asia Refugee Mental Health Training Course that considered the psychological consequences of war and human rights violations on refugees.
The aim of this project was to explore the perspectives of experienced practitioners about “what works” and “what does not work” in successfully engaging young people from refugee backgrounds with mental health services.
This article presents the main findings in relation to mental-health services utilisation by children and young people of refugee background.
The main purpose is to review the relevant literature pertaining to Southeast Asian refugees’ experiences and to understand the manifestation of psychiatric disorders by examining historical, cultural, and contextual challenges
These three reports examine mental health issues through the experiences of refugees in Malaysia.
These guidelines help to plan, establish and coordinate a set of minimum responses to protect and improve people’s mental health and psychosocial well being in the midst of an emergency.