- Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be affiliated with a university or non-profit organization.
- Award: $5,000 - $15,000
- Deadline: 9/11/2009
- Details: Psychology Beyond Borders' Mission consists of five key areas:
1. Research to contribute to the body of knowledge about what psychosocial strategies heal (or harm) in prevention, preparedness and response to large scale disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.
2. Psychosocial service delivery, including partnerships with response teams in communities impacted by large-scale traumatic events.
3. Education programs to raise awareness about the psychosocial impacts of disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks and build community competencies in best practice methods of preparedness and intervention.
4. Public policy recommendations to assist in community preparedness, response and recovery associated with large scale traumatic events.
5. Building a network to enhance international collaboration, knowledge sharing and systems for prevention, preparedness and response to disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.
- Keywords: Psychology, disaster, conflict, terrorism, psychosocial service delivery, research, education, public policy, prevention, preparedness