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English to French translation a PET manual

Coalition for Work With Psychotrauma and Peace

05 Mar 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
05 Mar 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
You will translate a 33,400-word manual on Pragmatic Empowerment Training (PET) from English to French. The manual, written in English, is intended to increase capacity in mental health and peacebuilding by educating a wide variety of people, especially those who never have had training, formal or informal, in these areas before. The aim is thus to create “barefoot” therapists and peacebuilders who can work on the front line in their communities under the supervision of people with further experience and education. The translated manual will be published on CWWPP web site. Hours are flexible and communication will be through email and Skype. Successful completion of this task may lead to further volunteer translation opportunities.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
Pragmatic Empowerment Training (PET) is one of the cornerstones of the work of the Coalition for Work With Psycotrauma and Peace. Its main aim is to increase capacity in mental health and peacebuilding by educating a wide variety of people. The aim is thus to create “barefoot” therapists and peacebuilders who can work on the front line in their communities under professional supervision. We find PET a practical and relatively inexpensive way of increasing capacity in mental health and peacebuilding in areas where there is little access to more formalized care. This methodology also encourages people to get together to exchange information, skills, and experience. The program and the methodology arose through the work of a member of the CWWPP with volunteers working with asylum seekers and refugees in The Netherlands in the late 1980s and the 1990s. He was approached by such volunteers, as well as by professionals, who found that they were not getting the support that they needed from the institutions with which they were working and that they were becoming secondarily traumatized. The program continually is being adapted to the needs of the participants.
Volunteers: 2 needed
11-20 hours per week / 12 weeks
Fluent in French, proficient in English, basic knowledge in Psychology is desirable. Access to the Internet.
Croatia
English, French

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