When you send a mental health training team, you shape families, communities, and nations. In most developing countries, access to mental health care is difficult if not impossible. Equipping church leaders, social workers, and health care providers with basic mental health and counseling skills provides a safety net in the community.
Training in Madagascar
Tributaries International collaborated with Mercy Ships in Madagascar August 11-15 to train community caregivers in mental health.Read more.
Vocalists from Liberia & Pakistan Unite to Release Songs for Healing.
We don’t often think of places like Pakistan or Liberia when we think of Christmas music, but as Arif says:Read more.
Traveling from Afar, We Come Together
Blending their voices and bending their knees, Arif and Kanvee have poured their hearts out into the songs they haveRead more.
Mental Health Training Update
This summer, a mental health team from Tributaries International trained over 200 service providers in four nations. “This has helpedRead more.
Church Leaders Get Mental Health Training in Nepal
Seventy-one informal care providers received training in basic mental health and trauma in August. Participants were among those responding afterRead more.
Children’s Trauma Healing in Sri Lanka
Twenty-seven leaders in Sri Lanka were trained this month as children’s trauma healing facilitators. In the week immediately following training, they appliedRead more.
Healing Takes Time
How can you help children who are struggling if they won’t talk about it?Read more.
Helping Children Cope with Grief
When the advanced church leader training in Benin was shortened, the Mental Health Team was able to spend time atRead more.
New Book for Children Experiencing Grief and Trauma
Dr. Lyn Westman wrote Baby Finds Grace to help parents and other caregivers bring healing to children who suffer fromRead more.
Answers Amidst Suffering
Resourceful Magazine just released its Spring issue, which includes an article about the Ebola education project. The article called, “AnswersRead more.
Training in Togo
These workers from several children’s homes in Lomé Togo just completed three days of training in mental health. They alsoRead more.
Training for Orphanage Workers
Training will be provided for 30 orphanage care workers and is expected to impact 1,000-1,500 children.Read more.