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Mental Health in Complex Emergencies (MHCE) 14

Fordham University / Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA)
Course Content
This intensive multidisciplinary training course gives mental health workers and humanitarian program staff insight and competency in establishing mental health or psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs in (post) conflict areas or complex disaster settings. In the last 3 three days, students choose between 1) a workshop on mental health and psychosocial support interventions for children and youth or 2) interpersonal psychotherapy for non-specialists in low resource settings affected by conflict.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Establish and organize comprehensive programming in mental health and psychosocial support; strengthen adjunct skills, including needs assessments, monitoring and evaluation, security and self-care, and understanding of the humanitarian context.
Target Audience
Applicants should have a background in either mental health or social work or have a relevant professional background that allows for future engagement in mental health or psychosocial program in complex emergencies.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
Local Organizer
Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA)
To learn more about this course, please view the individual course page on our website. For a complete list of IIHA courses, view the course calendar on our website. If you have questions, please contact for more information.

Enquiries and Registration:

To take this course, please visit the IIHA webpage or go to For specific information and questions about registration and applications, please contact
Ms. Ellen Bratina
Humanitarian Assistance - Advanced Training, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Mental Health
Type of degree
Master, Certificate of completion
10 Days
USD 1.600,00
(There is a course fee of $1,600. All of the IIHA short courses can be taken for academic credit and counted towards Fordham University's Master's in International Humanitarian Action (MIHA) or taken independent from the MIHA at a reduced cost of $915)
Organizer contact info
45 Columbus Ave
10023 New York
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