Rozan first became active in psychosocial support work in response to the earthquake in 2005, and was at the forefront in the development of culturally relevant interventions on psychosocial support for a range of groups including women, children, and adolescents. These included training organizations, teachers and health professionals in areas affected by the earthquake. Subsequently, Rozan has been active in the post-conflict scenario in KPK and more recently in floods rehabilitation work through psychosocial support training for work with women and children.
Rozan has various publications with regards to working with communities on psychosocial support.
1. PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT GROUP-WORK MODULES
1. For communities affected and displaced by the internal conflict
2. Forcommunities affected and displaced by disaters
These modules are available for the followings groups:
- Adolescent girls and boys
These modules are developed to provide opportunity and spaces for men to share their experiences and feelings and to help them get in touch with their strengths and potentials to go through the difficult time. These modules have a special focus on emotional issues that may be relevant to men such as stress and anger, and are designed to address them in such a way that men are able to relate to them and talk about them in a non-threatening environment.
These modules are designed to initiate a process of self-awareness and personal development, focusing on emotional distress, helplessness, grief, stress and to facilitate an understanding of gender role socialization and its effects.
Adolescent girls and boys Modules:
The adolescents’ modules aims to provide adolescents with the opportunity and space to talk about their experiences, fears and concerns and build healthy coping and life skills so that they are able to deal with their day-to-day life situations. It also addresses some of the changes taking place in boys and girls during this age and their impact on their well-being.
The children’s modules aims to provide children with the opportunity and space to talk about their experiences, fears and concerns and focuses on building healthy coping and life skills in children so that they are able to deal with their day-to-day life situations in camp settings or upon return to their homes.
This module aims to provide support to parents/care-taking adults in parenting and supporting their children during difficult circumstances such as disasters and conflict.
2. PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES: NEED ANALYSIS & REVIEW REPORT (2011)
This study report aims to support humanitarian organizations in improving their understanding of psychosocial issues in disaster, as well as strengthening their psychosocial programmes within the country context.
3. GUIDELINES FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT TO COMMUNITIES WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN, 2012:
These guidelines highlight minimum responses that enable support workers and communities to protect and improve the mental and psychosocial well-being of disaster affected communities.