Welcome to MHPSS in & through EiE!

This course unit is part of the full Education in Emergencies (EiE) Online pathway endorsed by INEEThis course will look at how EiE programmes can incorporate activities to actively tackle the potential psychological and emotional distress experienced by teachers and students in emergency situations.

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 Is this course for me?
This course unit is primarily designed for education in emergencies (EiE) or education practitioners to ensure they have a good understanding of this essential aspect of MHPSS terminology, concepts and approaches for integration into EiE. This course unit connects with other EiE Online course units but can also be used as a standalone learning product.

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 How will I benefit from this course?

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Define and describe mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) and social and emotional learning (SEL) as it relates to education in emergencies programming
  • Identify the role of teachers and education personnel in providing MHPSS and SEL activities within education settings
  • Identify resources, guidance and tools that can be used to support teachers and education personnel to integrate MHPSS and SEL into education in emergencies programming
  • Explain the importance of working across sectors to ensure a coordinated MHPSS response for children, teachers, education personnel and families

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 How long will it take?
 This course should take you around 10 hours to complete.

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 How much does it cost?
 This course is free!

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 Will I get a badge or certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to claim your digital badge once you have have completed the course unit.

The word START and a question mark in a circle How do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the I agree - join course button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.

Data protection and consent

This course was created and is administered by The Humanitarian Leadership Academy. By joining this course you are consenting to this organization being given access to your Kaya profile information, including your name and email address, so that they can provide the course. This may require them to contact you. Your data will be anonymized before it is used for any analysis or reporting purposes. If you have any questions about this, please email digitallearning@savethechildren.org.uk