Empirical Studies in Psychology

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We are proud that we had the opportunity to be part of a conference Empirical Studies in Psychology and present some of the research work done in PIN. We talked about Coping with secondary trauma in professionals working with refugees, Psychometric properties and factor structure of Refugee Health Screener, Common difficulties and the need for psychological support among people with diabetes.
On this occasion, we would like to thank the committee of the conference for its excellent organization and program, as well as our partner UNHCR Serbia, for supporting realization of some of the above mentioned research.

You can read more about presented research here.

PIN hosted Dr Lilla Hardi

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It was a great pleasure to host Dr Lilla Hardi from the Cordelia Foundation with whom PIN’s psychologists had the opportunity to talk about the methodology of conducting a psychological assessment in the asylum procedure, adequate interpretation of the findings, the importance of the Istanbul Protocol, and about understanding and overcoming ethical dilemmas in this process.

Beside the training with PIN’s psychologists, Dr Lilla Hardi also gave a lecture on the importance of understanding how psychological difficulties, in person in need for international protection, can have the impact on the asylum procedure and decision making.

Many thanks to Dr. Lilla for this meaningful experience, panelist colleagues from UNHCR and the Belgrade Center for Human Rights, who spoke about the importance of this topic from their experience, the numerous colleagues that joined us, and the Open Society Foundation for supporting the realization of this event!

A cycle of trainings Introduction to Guidance

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Psychosocial Innovation Network, in collaboration with World Health Organization office in Serbia, an support from Open Society Foundation, started a cycle of trainings Introduction to Guidance for protection and improvement of mental health of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Serbia. The training’s goal is learning about the established standards and importance of mental health protectio. The representatives of Commissariat for refugees, psychologist working in accommodation facilities, social workers and NGO representatives participated in the first round of trainings. The additional trainings will be held in Belgrade and Niš during February and March.

PIN started education for health professionals

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PIN has successfully started educations for health professionals on providing culturally sensitive care and stress prevention, burnout and secondary traumatisation in providers, with the support of European Union to Republic of Serbia. Project is being implemented by UNDP, WHO, IOM and UNOPS. Education program has been developed and implemented by WHO and PIN.

Here you can read more about the first in series of educations, that was provided at Community health centre of Vranje.

Protection of Refugees’ Mental Health: Systemic Approach

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With regard to the World Mental Health Day, together with colleagues from Commissariat for Refugees and Migrations of Republic of Serbia, World Health Organization, UNHCR, Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and…

Call for offers

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PIN is looking for contractors for research and psychoeducational workshop program. Check out details for propositions in the documents bellow. Call for psychoeducational program Call for research

”Social Trauma and Forced Migration”

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We are pleased to present you with an international strategic document, in which we have had the honor to participate. The document refers to the topic of social trauma and…

PIN hosted Dr Lilla Hardi

Posted by pin on March 2, 2019
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It was a great pleasure to host Dr Lilla Hardi from the Cordelia Foundation with whom PIN’s psychologists had the opportunity to talk about the methodology of conducting a psychological assessment in the asylum procedure, adequate interpretation of the findings, the importance of the Istanbul Protocol, and about understanding and overcoming ethical dilemmas in this process. Beside the training with PIN’s psychologists, Dr Lilla Hardi also gave a lecture on the importance of understanding how

A cycle of trainings Introduction to Guidance

Posted by pin on February 18, 2019
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Psychosocial Innovation Network, in collaboration with World Health Organization office in Serbia, an support from Open Society Foundation, started a cycle of trainings Introduction to Guidance for protection and improvement of mental health of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Serbia. The training’s goal is learning about the established standards and importance of mental health protectio. The representatives of Commissariat for refugees, psychologist working in accommodation facilities, social workers and NGO representatives participated in the
PIN has successfully started educations for health professionals on providing culturally sensitive care and stress prevention, burnout and secondary traumatisation in providers, with the support of European Union to Republic of Serbia. Project is being implemented by UNDP, WHO, IOM and UNOPS. Education program has been developed and implemented by WHO and PIN. Here you can read more about the first in series of educations, that was provided at Community health centre of Vranje.
In 2019, PIN continues to advocate for a better quality of life for people with diabetes. For that purpose, our psychologist was a guest at Studio B television in “Vodič kroz dijabetes” (a guide to diabetes) show. In the 16th minute of the video you can see a brief first part of this conversation.
PIN, with the support of UNHCR Serbia, organised a panel discussion about mental health and psychological well-being of refugees. On this occasion, we discussed refugees’ mental health and the importance of ensuring unique standards in the provision of services and coordination mechanisms. Also, we presented PIN’s research results and discussed the two-way relation between mental health care and successful integration of refugees, as well as the importance of multisector collaboration for the improvement of refugees’ mental