Some of the people who participated in the establishment of PsyPlus Onlus had already experienced the tragedy of the emergency professionally or personally. Several of us have matured their interest in the subject having known closely the catastrophe of the earthquake in L'Aquila and its surroundings, in 2009. The event that instead marked the start of our operations in the field of emergency psychology is Instead, it was the earthquake that hit a large part of Central Italy in August 2016. Since then, knowing how to stay in an emergency and knowing how to operate effectively to contain its traumatic impact, has become an important part of our mission.
With colleagues from Network expressed PsyPlus has taken steps to offer support to the Albanian population hit by the earthquake in the Durres area.
Here are some links to more detailed information on this experience in which the partners Giuseppe Scurci and Patrizia Perrone have engaged.
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from August 2016 to February 2022 PsyPlus operated in the area of seismic crater 2016, collaborating with InterSos, ActionAid Italy, Lazio region, Marche region, Civil protection, CAV L'Aquila, Mountain Community of Velino, City of Accumoli, NHS, and by making psychological support services, psycho-pedagogical counseling, listening services in mobile units, community empowerment actions, expressive workshops dedicated to children available, training opportunities, gender violence prevention actions and intra-family.
Tomas e Terremoto tells the perspective of a child in the presence of the Earthquake, an “ineluctable and unpredictable” giant that “shakes and devastates”. Kanjano's pencil has grasped the fundamental aspects of what operators and psychologists have been able to observe in three years of field work, from emergency to post-emergency, from the Sibillini and Laga mountains to the Marche coast, always alongside the most affected populations. .
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