CoS Role in ACT - Psychosocial Support
The document “CoS Role in ACT - Psychosocial Support” provides an overview of Church of Sweden’s (CoS) role in the ACT Alliance regarding its area of expertise in Community-Based Psychosocial Support (CBPS). This document specifies the CBPS related tasks managed by Act CoS, such as the Psychosocial Roster and deployments, the Psychosocial Community of Practice (PS CoP) and Desk Support. Further, the support towards members of ACT Alliance is specified, including capacity building and training. Finally, the document briefly summarises the CBPS Guiding Principles for ACT Alliance Programme. You can find the document below.
ACT CBPS Guiding Principles
The CBPS Guiding Principles for ACT Alliance programmes are more thoroughly explained in the document below called ACT CBPS Guiding Principles. The document was established and approved in 2011, as a policy guidance for ACT Alliance member programmes. It provides a basic understanding of the CBPS approach and closely related concepts, and further focusing both on individual and community level. In relation to best practices the document also highlights the importance of the Do No Harm approach. Finally, the 8 principles are presented together with brief explanations and suggestions on possible actions. You can access the document below.