WPSU Psychologists provided a training session for the Eyzidi Organization for Documentation
13 April 2021, Baghdad - UNITAD's Witness Protection and Support Unit’s Psychologists provided a training session today for the Eyzidi Organization for Documentation on trauma informed approach to working with children in documentation. This training module addresses the detrimental psychological impact of crimes committed against children, as well as the challenges that participants may face when interviewing traumatized children to build trust and communicate effectively. The session examined how to identify trauma, what a trauma-informed approach is and why it is important when interviewing children. It, also, demonstrated effective interviewing techniques to avoid, minimize and address further traumatization of children while maximizing information gathering.
UNITAD Psychologists continuously provide trainings to different organizations that provide support to ISIL/ Da'esh victims and survivors.