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'European Conference on Crisis and Disaster Psychology '

European Conference

22 October 2015

'European Conference on Crisis and Disaster Psychology '

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The general goals underlying the European Conference on Crisis and Disasters Psychology were the following: 

- Discuss relevant topics and practice issues of the psychological intervention in disaster and crisis situations;
- Debate the guidelines of psychological intervention in disaster scenarios;
- Provide a space for sharing knowledge, practices, experiences and the theoretical models that support these psychological interventions;
- Discuss the ethical issues faced by Psychologists in the area of crisis intervention and disaster;
- Contribute to the recognition and affirmation of Psychology and Psychologists in emergency, crisis and disaster situations. 

Psychosocial interventions with foreign population

 

09.00 - Check in

 

09.30 Opening Table

Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Portuguese Psychological Association || President of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)
Magda Rooze, Convenor Standing Committee Crisis and Disaster Psychology EFPA || Senior advisor Arq Psychotrauma Group The Netherlands

  
10.00
Vicarious traumatization of the operators working to support refugees and asking asylum in Italy
Lucia Formenti, Representative of the Italian Psychological Association || Psychotherapist at the Psychotraumatology Research Center in Milan, EMDR practitioner

 

10.30 - Discussion

 

10.45

Refugee and asylum seeking children

William Yule,  Institute of Psychiatry, London United Kingdom|| Representative of the British Psychological Association

Kimberley Ehntholt, clinical psychologist at the Traumatic Stress Clinic at the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in London

 

11.15 - Discussion

 

11.30 – Coffee break

 

12.00 
Refugee Crisis – Psychology’s contribution to comprehension and intervention

Márcio Pereira, National Institute for Medical Emergency (INEM) Portugal || Representative of the Portuguese Psychological Association on Standing Committee Crisis and Disaster Psychology EFPA

 

12.20

System of rendering psychological aid in emergency situations. The experience of psychological support in temporary accommodation to displaced persons from Ukraine

Maria Filippova, Centre of Emergency Psychological Aid of EMERCOM of Russia || Representative of the Russian Psychological Association

 

12.40

Family gatherings for refugee families in Norway

Marianne Straume, Center for Crisis Psychology Bergen Norway || Representative of the Norwegian Psychological Association

                    

13.00 - Discussion and Conclusions


13.30 - Lunch Break

 

15.00  
OPP Project  - 1000 psychologists for disasters intervention

Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Portuguese Psychological Association || President of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)
Sílvia Dias – Trainer Project
Video Display with testimonies of trainees

 

16.00
1000 psychologists for disasters intervention  – Presentation of operationalization Plan Psychologists Exchange

Rui Ângelo, Representative of the National Authority for Civil Protection

 

16.30
1000 psychologists for disasters intervention – Training Kits delivery

 

17.00 - Closing Session

Márcio Pereira, National Institute for Medical Emergency (INEM) Portugal || Representative of the Portuguese Psychological Association on Standing Committee Crisis and Disaster Psychology EFPA


Francisco Miranda Rodrigues, Executive director of the Portuguese Psychological Association || President European Semester's Executive Commission

Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Portuguese Psychological Association || President of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)

 

17.30 -  Coffee Break

 

18.00
Presentation of the book "Psychological Intervention in Crisis and Catastrophe"
Márcio Pereira, National Institute for Medical Emergency (INEM) Portugal || Representative of the Portuguese Psychological Association on Standing Committee Crisis and Disaster Psychology EFPA

Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Portuguese Psychological Association || President of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)

 

 

Please Note: This conference will be in English in the morning and in the afternoon in Portuguese. International speakers will conduct their communications in English. The presentations of international speakers will be available in Portuguese and Portuguese speakers presentations will be available in English.

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Centro de Reuniões da FIL

Parque das Nações

Lisboa (Auditório 1)

Note: If you want to make the payment from your bank transfer, please send a message to psyes@ordemdospsicologos.pt. 

The presentations are available here.