Safety and Security

EUROPEAN COMMISSION JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE (EC JRC HEAT)
When: 14 – 16 October 2014
Where: Ispra (Varese)
Aim: HEAT is an intensive 21-hour course that aims at training professionals to deal effectively with risk-associated and emergency/critical situations while deployed in hostile environments abroad. The training is expected to improve participants’ understanding of the minimum behavioural field requirements when working as a team members of an international field operation irrespective of their national or professional background.
Participants: 15.
Length: 3 days course
Funding: European Commission
Recipients: public

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS TRAINING (HEAT) – EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
When: 15 – 20 June 2014
Where: Livorno (Carabinieri) and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Aim: HEAT is an intensive 40-hour course that aims at training professionals to deal effectively with risk-associated and emergency/critical situations while deployed in hostile environments abroad. The training is expected to improve participants’ understanding of the minimum behavioural field requirements when working as a team members of an international field operation irrespective of their national or professional background. The Arma dei Carabinieri cooperates in the delivery of the Course through its 2nd Mobile Brigade special unit – the 1st Paratrooper Regiment “Tuscania”.
Participants: 20.
Length: 5 days course
Funding: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Recipients: public

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS TRAINING (HEAT) – ENTRI CERTIFIED
Years: 2013 – 2014 – 2015
When: September 22 – 26, 2014; May 5 – 9, 2014; March 31 – April 4, 2014; January 20-24, 2014; October 28 – November 1, 2013; November 18-22, 2013;
Scheduled: November 3 – 7, 2014; March 2-6, 2015; May 4-8, 2015; October 5-9, 2015; November 9-13, 2015;
Where: Livorno (Carabinieri) and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Aim: HEAT is an intensive 40-hour course that aims at training professionals to deal effectively with risk-associated and emergency/critical situations while deployed in hostile environments abroad. The training is expected to improve participants’ understanding of the minimum behavioural field requirements when working as a team members of an international field operation irrespective of their national or professional background. The Arma dei Carabinieri cooperates in the delivery of the Course through its 2nd Mobile Brigade special unit – the 1st Paratrooper Regiment “Tuscania”.
Participants: 15 in average.
Length: 5 days course
Recipients: private/public

PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS IN EMERGENCY DISPLACEMENT
Years: 2010 – 2014, once a year
Where: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Aim: The focus of the School is on providing a frame of understanding of the psychosocial dimension of displacement, while presenting harmonized ethics, approaches and tools associated with psychosocial support. The Winter School gave an overview of both specific psychosocial programming and psychosocial approaches to different dimensions of humanitarian assistance in emergency displacement, in particular: Mental health and psychosocial paradigms in displacement: psychological, social, cultural and anthropological perspectives; International standards in MHPSS in Emergencies; How to foster a non-harmful humanitarian assistance in camp set up and coordination, health, food and non food items distribution; Principles of psychological first aid and psychological counselling (Personal Safety); Care for the most vulnerable and referral; Medical/non medical responses; Small scale conflict management and transitional justice; Participatory needs assessment; Creative and art based interventions; Emergency psychosocial project cycle.
Participants: 30 in average.
Implementing partners: International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Length: two weeks course
Recipients: private

IN THE LINE OF FIRE: PRACTICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR JOURNALISTS IN CRISIS AREA
Where and when: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy, 26 June – 1 July 2006; 20 – 24 June 2005
Aim: the course was aimed at improving participants’ skills to act in a particular context of crisis affected area, by giving them specific knowledge and tools on area context, legal framework and issues, preventive medicine and safety and security issues. Participants: 20.
Financed by: European Union.