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Opportunities for wellbeing trainers at Open Briefing (remote)

We need to expand our team of consultant trainers in response to increased demand for online trainings on staff wellbeing. Working with clients of all sizes, from small human rights groups to global humanitarian agencies, our trainers take staff through a series of online trainings. You should be familiar with Psychological First Aid, comfortable designing and delivering online programmes, and ideally be a member of a relevant mental health accrediting body.

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Free security risk management workshops for NGOs and charities

Effective security risk management is the key to keeping staff and partners safe while working in increasingly violent contexts and within increasingly restricted civic spaces. Open Briefing now offers NGOs and charities free 3-hour workshops covering duty of care, security risk assessments, security plans, crisis management and more.

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6-11 August 2017: Hostile environment awareness training (HEAT/HEFAT)

Our flagship Personal Security in Hostile Environments (HEAT/HEFAT) course for NGO workers and journalists gives students the skills that they need to work safely and confidently in challenging situations and violent environments. Please register your interest now for a course running from 6 to 11 August in the United Kingdom.

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24-28 April 2017: Advanced first aid training for NGOs, journalists and field workers

Open Briefing is running an advanced first aid course for NGOs, journalists, field workers and other civil society actors from 24 to 28 April. It is ideal for those working in remote or hostile areas, where the risk of life-threatening injuries is heightened and where medical evacuation could take considerable time to arrange. Students successfully completing the course will be awarded a QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF).

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