Oasis Africa Trains Participants on PFA/SPR
- Created on 20 June 2016
Oasis Africa saw twenty four (24) Psychologists and Counsellors undergo Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) training. Dr. Gladys Mwiti, Consulting Clinical Psychologist &CEO of Oasis Africa took this team through PFA while Dr. Oscar Githua, Forensic Psychologist trained the group on SPR.
The training that took place on 4th June 2016 focused on equipping the participants with skills that they could apply in their various areas of specialization and also to the general population given the many traumatic occurrences all over the country.
Psychological First Aid is an evidence- informed modular approach to people in all stages of development in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism. It is designed to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and to foster short and long- term adaptive functioning and coping.
Skills for Psychological Recovery is an evidence-informed modular approach to help individuals and families in the weeks and months following disaster and trauma, after the period where Psychological First Aid (PFA) has been utilized or when more intensive intervention than PFA is needed.
Launch of Africa Study Bible - Sharing Good News from Oasis Africa
- Created on 06 June 2016
Dr. Gladys Mwiti has been part of this amazing journey -- the writing and launch of the Africa Study Bible.
Finally, after many years of hard work, Oasis International is announcing the launch of this Bible sometime this year. Dr. Gladys Mwiti was requested to serve on the writing Committee several years ago. A large group of writers have worked hard to write articles that address African issues and discuss the same within the Bible.
Please pass the word around - Africa Study Bible is HERE!