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Resilience and Psychosocial Support for Human Rights Defenders and Humanitarian Actors
March 1, 2021 - March 26, 2021
Up to 11 participants from Cameroon will be making virtual professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:
- To explore methods and best practices for building resilience and self-care of humanitarian actors and human rights defenders;
- To observe a psychosocial approach inclusive of self-care into the work of human rights defenders and humanitarian actors;
- To survey options and resources available for human rights defenders and humanitarian actors in need of protection or support (relocation, short-fuse grants, advocacy); and
- To share best practices for how organizations can help their teams deal with psychosocial impacts of threats and trauma.