WFBW – Sustaining Civic Responses to Migration

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Objectives

  • To build resilient practices and cultures within Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to address the psychosocial support needs of staff and volunteers involved in immigrant reception and inclusion processes;
  • To encourage peer-learning approaches that will help to mainstream self-care into organisational responses;
  • To foster organisational competence to combat vicarious trauma & burnout;
  • To deepen social and political engagement;
  • To strengthen practice around supporting immigrant communities

Activities

  • Researching and producing tailored resources and training courses that respond to the specific needs of people working in the EU with immigrant communities;
  • Offering local trainings on reinforcement of resilience mechanisms in CSOs, informal groups and individuals;
  • Developing collective strategies to address racism, xenophobia and fears related to diversity;
  • Providing practical psychosocial supports for practitioners engaging directly with immigrant communities

Results

  • Research to document good practices and knowledge gaps in psychosocial supports for practitioners in humanitarian;
  • A training of trainers’ manual that will focus on structural, collective and personal dimensions of building psychosocial resilience;
  • A learning journal & associated online peer learning circles that encourage peer educators to cultivate reflexive practice;
  • Two learning activities that will encourage the exchange of knowledge and reinforcement of skills on resilience

Partners

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

01/10/2019 – 31/03/2022

DG of reference

Erasmus + Key Action 2: Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education

Categories

Unit

Migration

Info & contacts

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E-mail

georgia.chondrou@cesie.org
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