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Iran J War Public Health 2021, 13(3): 203-208 Back to browse issues page
Developing an Inter-Organizational Guide of Psychosocial Support for the Survivors and Victims’ Families of COVID-19
M. Sabzi Khoshnami1, S.M.H. Javadi1, S. Noruzi *2, B. Vahdani3, S. Tahmasebi4, T. Azari Arghun5, S. Sayar6
1- Department of Social Work, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Social Work, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran , sara.noruzi82@gmail.com
3- Department of Psychiatry, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
4- Preschool Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Department of Social Work, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6- Department of Sociology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (268 Views)
Aims: Mourning and grief are common experiences that can be stressful events with adverse physical, social, and psychological consequences. This study aimed to design and develop Inter-Organizational Psychosocial Support for the family and survivors of the deceased Covid-19
Participants & Methods: This qualitative study was conducted in 2021. After a review of literature, several focus group discussions and rounds of Delphi were carried out with 35 experts, who were selected purposively. The interventions were presented to the target group as a pilot for six months.
Findings: Inter-organizational Interventions are presented in 5 main stages. Initial social worker assessment, mental assessment by mental health experts, complete a checklist and send it to the expert in charge of social work at the university, providing social and economic interventions by social workers in cooperation with support organizations and finally follow-up, termination, and documentation.
Conclusion: The results of this study can be used as inter-organizational interventions to facilitate the realization of social equality and justice especially for vulnerable people.
Keywords: Grief [MeSH], Psychosocial Supports System [MeSH], Disaster Victims [MeSH],
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Article Type: Qualitative Study | Subject: Health Service Standards of Veterans or Handicapped
Received: 2021/08/21 | Accepted: 2021/12/8 | Published: 2021/12/25
* Corresponding Author Address: University of Medical Sciences, Moallem St., Shahid Anoushirvan Rezaei Sq., Khorramabad, Lorestan, Iran Postal code: 681383394
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Sabzi Khoshnami M, Javadi S, Noruzi S, Vahdani B, Tahmasebi S, Azari Arghun T et al . Developing an Inter-Organizational Guide of Psychosocial Support for the Survivors and Victims’ Families of COVID-19. Iran J War Public Health. 2021; 13 (3) :203-208
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