Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support Online Course


Course Aim

The course aims at enhancing the capacity of participants to respond effectively to mental health and psychosocial issues in Peace support Opeartions.


Course Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts, strategies of dealing with psychological and psychosocial impact of violent conflict;
  • Understand the extent to which violent conflict shatters the social fabric of the family unit, community and nation;
  • Impact of trauma and post-traumatic stress on peacekeepers and mission as a whole;
  • Develop skills to manage stress in a mission theatre.


Course Content / Modules

  • Nexus between the PSO Environment and MHPSS
  • Common Signs and Symptoms of Stress in the PSO setting
  • Trauma, Vulnerability and Resilience in the PSO Setting
  • Wellbeing in the PSO Environment
  • Stress Management within the Peace Support Operation



Target Group

Personnel of Peace Support Operations (PSOs)

Learning Method

The course is self-paced with each module taking approximately 45-70 minutes to view. Each module consists of text, images, infographics, audios, videos, case studies, self-tests and quizzes.

Relevant Information

The course is available in both English and French


How to apply

Rate: 50USD/ 650 GHS

Interested applicants should enroll / apply via the KAIPTC LMS

Link: https://applicationform.mhpss



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