Protected! Podcast
Protected! Podcast
May 15, 2020
Ep 1: Prioritising MHPSS and CP workers during COVID-19
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This podcast is for all child protection actors everywhere. Wherever you are, hit the Play button now! Dr Zeinab Hijazi, the mental health and psychosocial support expert from UNICEF talks to Hani Mansourian, the Alliance's Co-coordinator about the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. They discuss how child protection workers worldwide are dealing with the effects of both the virus and containment measures. Plus, how to look after our own mental health and our staff's wellbeing in these times. Dr Hijazi mentioned a couple of papers and briefing notes, so we put a list of them below. Here are the IASC guidelines that Dr Hijazi mentioned in the podcast, check them out. Link: You can download the different language versions of the children’s book, “My Hero is You”, scroll to the bottom of the page linked to below. Link: For the rest of this series, Protected! Podcast: COVID-19 Edition, go to For the rest of the resources related to child protection and COVID-19, please go Get in touch with us if you like Protected! Podcast at This conversation was recorded on 9 April 2020.
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