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Psychological health issues in Volunteers and Expeditioners

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Recognising and coping with psychological health issues in volunteers and expeditioners The workshop is led by InterHealth in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Enable leaders of volunteers and expedition teams to spot early warning signs of psychological health issues in team members. Help to assess the severity of situations, possible implications and what initial steps to take to give appropriate support or obtain further help and back-up. This workshop has been developed out of InterHealth's broad expertise and clinical practice in psychological health. By the end of the day participants should be able to: Understand how psychological distress is demonstrated in a variety of ways, including changes in behaviour, mood and communication. Understand which questions to ask to obtain essential information, and how to ask them. Know how to identify the major risk factors for psychological distress. Understand the initial management strategies for the individual, the team and home country personnel, and the family. Understand how competency to recognise and cope with psychological issues in volunteer and expedition teams fits within the BS8848 guidelines and helps to build resilient organisations.

Recognising and coping with psychological health issues in volunteers and expeditioners The workshop is led by InterHealth in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Enable leaders of volunteers and expedition teams to spot early warning signs of psychological health issues in team members. Help to assess the severity of situations, possible implications and what initial steps...

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