Psychosocial Peacebuilding

Psychosocial Peacebuilding is based on the idea that in the aftermath of armed conflict dividing communities, individuals can become agents of change in support of a bottom-up approach to peacebuilding. Ipso has been involved in psychosocial peacebuilding in Afghanistan since 2013 and has published a Position Paper on the recent UNDP Guidance Note Integrating Mental […] Read more...

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Support Groups for Men and Women in LAF Shelters against Domestic Violence

In cooperation with the State Office for Refugee Affairs Berlin (LAF) Ipso is running a pilot project from October to December 2022, aiming to raise awareness about issues related to domestic violence. Read more...

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Group work during the VBC training in Iraq

Psychosocial Resilience and Capacity Building in Northwest Iraq

Iraq is a country that has been heavily affected by war, leading to severe psychosocial and social effects on its people. There exists a massive need for psychosocial support. Read more...

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Help for Helpers with “Razom – United at Ipso”

With our project "Razom – United at Ipso" we offer our expertise on mental health, self-care and intercultural issues to everyone supporting people from Ukraine or to people with refugee experiences from other contexts. Read more...

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Psychosocial Counseling in Ukrainian and Russian

In order to support people coming to Germany from Ukraine with our Value Based Counseling (VBC) in the best way possible, Ipso further trained Ukrainian psychologists as part of a cooperation with the Malteser Werke. Thus Ipso can offer 200 conversations per week to Ukrainian and Russian speaking clients. Read more...

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Psychosocial counseling by refugees for refugees at accommodations in Berlin

Since 2018, Ipso Counselors have been regularly offering initial psychosocial counseling and assistance in various shelters for refugees under the administration of the LAF in Berlin. They also organize discussion groups on psychosocial topics and conducting awareness-raising as well as initial conversations. Read more...

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