2016 Istanbul symposium - ON THE PSYCHOSOCIAL NEEDS OF REFUGEES

EFPA SC on Disaster, Crisis and Trauma Psychology Meeting

Istanbul Turkey

SYMPOSIUM: ‘ON THE PSYCHOSOCIAL NEEDS OF REFUGEES’

Friday 20th of May 2016  9.00 – 13.00 hrs.

Istanbul Commerce University

 

 

9.00                             Welcome

9.15 - 9.35                   William Yule (UK)           

   The British Psychological Society’s Presidential Task Force on Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees

 

9.35 – 9.55                  Zeynep Ceren Acartürk (Türkiye)

Assessment of the Mental Health Disorders of Syrian Refugees Living out of Camps in Turkey

9.55 – 10.15               Lucia Formenti (EMDR)

Traumatized Refugees And EMDR Psychotherapy: a Brief Report of Experience-based EMDR Practices with Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Italy

10.15 – 10.45      DISCUSSION

 

10.45 – 11.15      COFFEE BREAK

 

11.15 – 11.35              Štěpán Vymětal (Czech Republic)     

EUNAD IP project - mentally disabled people in disasters

11.35 – 11.55      Leyla Akca & Gamze Akarca (Türkiye)

Breaking the Cycle of Trauma for Syrian Refugee Children: Rehabilitation and Psychosocial Support as Prerequisites for Integration, Education and a Secure Future 

11.55 – 12.30      DISCUSSION, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS