International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Under the direct supervision of the MHPSS Director, the psychiatrist trainer, will work to train and supervise PHC staff on mental health service delivery per WHO mhGAP Intervention Guidelines in the selected locations covered by the OFDA grant including Ninawa, Erbil, Dohuk and Salaheddine. The selected candidate will work in close coordination with existing case management teams including case managers, officers and psychiatrists. In addition, s/he will work towards building the capacity of MHPSS staff psychiatrists in particular providing them with training of trainers on mhGAP and supervision as per IMC models within the context of WHO and IASC guidelines.
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