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Provision of Psychosocial Support and Substance Abuse Prevention Support to Refugees from Bhutan (2008-Jan-01 to 2015-Dec-31) – UNHCR

This psychosocial and substance abuse prevention project, funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is targeted at the Bhutanese refugees living in Jhapa and Morang. Its objective is to improve the psychosocial wellbeing of the refugees. To meet this objective, psychosocial counseling of the refugees including individual, family and group counseling have […]

Emergency Response Program (2015-Jun-01 to 2015-Dec-31) – IsraAID

This is a six month emergency response project funded by IsraAID and is being implemented in six districts namely, Makwanpur, Nuwakot, Okhaldhunga, Sindhupalchowk, Bhaktapur and Katmandu.  It aims to promote the psychosocial well-being of the survivors of the recent earthquake by providing psychosocial support (individual counseling, family counseling and group counseling) to those who are […]

Enhancing Community Resilience in the Acute Aftermath of Disaster: Evaluation of a Disaster Mental Health Intervention (2015-Jan-01 to 2015-Dec-31) – University of Colorado

This is a disaster mental health intervention research project funded by ELRHA (DFID and Wellcome Trust), in partnership with the lead agency, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado-Boulder, USA. The project aims to examine the effectiveness of a culturally-adapted mental health intervention designed to lessen the impact of a natural disaster among disaster-prone communities in […]

Psychosocial support to the Bhutanese refugee (2008-Jul-01 to 2013-Dec-31) – UNHCR

TPO Nepal’s project staff, including 7 Counselors and 17 CPSWs provided a comprehensive array of services that included community orientation and psycho-education; outreach and assessment; counseling; and group interventions for specific vulnerable groups: classroom-based intervention (CBI) for at-risk children, women’s empowerment groups for survivors of domestic violence and other vulnerable women, and substance abuse groups.

Psychosocial Support for Urban Refugees (2010-Jul-01 to 2013-Dec-31) – UNHCR

Five experienced psychosocial counselors including 3 expriate and 2 National counselors provided psychosocial support to the referrals. Individual counseling, group interventions (including tree of life) orientation on psychosocial issues and training and capacity building of partner organization were major activities.

Psychosocial Support for Women and Children in the Entertainment Sector (2010-May-01 to 2012-Dec-31) – Terre des hommes/US Department of Labor

“Naya Bato Naya Paila” is a large, multi-partner project aimed at supporting girls and women working in the entertainment sector in Kathmandu Valley. TPO Nepal is the technical partner for psychosocial and mental health care, providing weekly individual and group supervision sessions with counselors and community psychosocial workers of three implementing agencies.

Psychosocial Support for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (2009-Oct-01 to 2012-Oct-30) – UNICEF

NCASC with the technical support of TPO Nepal developed and endorsed the national level guideline to mainstreaming psychosocial support for the children affected by HIV/AIDS in the interventions of Nepal Government. Furthermore, TPO Nepal implemented the psychosocial support project for children affected by HIV/AIDS and their families in Sunsari district. Based on learning and best […]

Psychosocial Support for Victims of Sexual Violence during the Conflict (2010-Jun-01 to 2012-Apr-30) – UNICEF

Furthermore, TPO Nepal implemented the psychosocial support project for children affected by HIV/AIDS and their families in Sunsari district. Based on learning and best practices, the project had been replicated in Kailali and Aacham. A comprehensive community psychosocial support program was developed, comprising of three layers of support from basic psychosocial orientation to specialized care […]

Translation and Pilot Testing Trauma Materials with Trafficking Survivors (2010-Aug-01 to 2012-Aug-31) – UMN

TPO Nepal translated English trauma healing guidelines into Nepali, and pilot tested trauma healing cards (visuals) with trafficking survivors. About 200 pages were translated, and the field testing process is on ongoing.

Orientation on IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies (2007-Nov-01 to 2010-Jan-31) – UNICEF

To contextualize the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies for Nepal, TPO Nepal organized a multi-agency process to use the IASC guidelines as a tool to raise awareness, foster coordination, and systematically integrate mental health and psychosocial considerations within the humanitarian cluster approach in Nepal.  In collaboration with Healthnet TPO and […]