The 2016 Summer Institute in Global Mental Health

Date(s) - Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 - Sunday, July 10th, 2016
All Day

The 2016 Summer Institute in Global Mental Health will be held between July 5 – July 10 2016, at Teachers College, Columbia University. This is a 6-day intensive training course for mental health and allied professionals and trainees working with populations exposed to severe adversities and trauma worldwide.

The course instructors are leading experts in GMH:

  • Peter Ventevogel, MD (the Mental Health Senior Expert of UNHCR) will train in the mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (WHO)
  • Lena Verdeli, PhD, MSc (Associate Prof. Teachers College, Columbia University) and Kathy Clougherty, LCSW will train in Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT-G). The IPT-G manual will be disseminated globally by the World Health Organization this summer.

For registration and more information, visit