04/03/2021

Webinar for host organisations: how to provide psychosocial support


The webinar and follow-up meeting for representatives from host organisations on psychosocial support for researchers at risk, hosted by Inspireurope, will take place on the 10 March, from 10-12pm (CET).

The focus will be on how organisations who are hosting or employing researchers at risk can best support them in the area of mental health and social wellbeing, mindful of the particular needs and challenges they face. The target group for this webinar and follow up meeting are staff from institutions and organisations who are involved in supporting the hosting/ employment of researchers at risk such as international offices, human resources, faculty, departments, institutes etc”

Topics to be covered include:

  • Mental health challenges for researchers at risk and cultural barriers to talking about it
  • How to identify, understand and help researchers with trauma from past experiences
  • Where researchers at risk can seek professional assistance
  • The importance of building social networks
  • The particular challenges relating to isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Discussion on steps to take for host institutions and organisations employing researchers at risk

The webinar will be recorded and made available afterwards on the Inspireurope website

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