Kausar Skhan
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SALT Training

Started Oct 31 0 Replies

In Feb - March Karachi we had a SALT training, and we loved it. After attending the Global Learning Festival in Entebbe (Oct 2017) i realized that the many SALT trainers bring their own peculiar…Continue

SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellie Rae Wilson Nov 25. 9 Replies

Hello All,I am currently in discussion with possible partners for 2 interventions : (a) mental health (b) suicide prevention in two sites in Pakistan where many suicides are reported.I am proposing…Continue

Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rituu B. Nanda May 25. 4 Replies

Introducing SALTIt was quick … and it worked, I think ! Kausar S Khan Twenty young men and women were being trained to become lay counselors for patients with drug resistant TB. They are getting…Continue

SALT echoed, though not planned

Started Apr 26 0 Replies

SALT echoed, though not plannedKausar s Khan BACKGROUND             Three interactions, with groups of women and men,  had already taken place in the village which had only mud houses, and where men…Continue

 

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Bobby Zachariah replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Mental health and suicide are quite related issues and it is great to see that you have linked the two as you initiate the program. Keeping SALT as a strategy will keep us grounded in understanding the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of people in…"
Nov 17
Laura Simms replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Like so many of the good responses, I agree that being engaged in finding and articulating one's strength basically renews a sense of possibility into one's life.  The act of speaking one's strength changes an inner stuck…"
Nov 3
Madhuri Dutta replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Hi We were interested in reaching out to the urban community around our institute and have them talk about depression. Our long term objective is to have the community in India talk openly about taboo topic such as mental health. To understand what…"
Nov 3
Rituu B. Nanda replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Dear Dr Kausar, I want to share a message which Thuon Nary, SALT facilitator from Cambodia had sent me recently. She works in Mobile Team for Mental Health. Actually, my team use regularly Salt method in our work. We stimulate communities strength…"
Nov 2
Birgitta Schomaker replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Hi Kausar, I have not used SALT in this context, but I do know there is evidence of success in solution-focused psychotherapy that focusing on strengths and solutions works well for a variety of mental health issues.  Solution Focused Therapy…"
Nov 2
Birgitta Schomaker replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Wonderful, Jan, to read your experience. Your query is thought provoking, Rituu. The question reminds me of traditional mental health approach in an american indian reservation that I know. When someone suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder,…"
Nov 2
Jan Somers replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion SALT Approach to mental health & suicide prevention
"Although I am not a doctor, and have not yet applied SALT & CLCP in the specific domains of mental health and suicide prevention, I can imagine that the approach has various fields within these domains that it can be applied in a very effective…"
Nov 2
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Oct 31
Rituu B. Nanda replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!
"Dear Dr Kausar, I see  PRA and SALT as complimentary to each other. I have facilitated both. SALT builds ownership in the community over the issue. I find that SALT brings a personal change in the facilitator. If SALT and CLC done before PRA,…"
May 25
Kausar Skhan replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!
"I believe what Mike has said of SALT is also true for PRA when it is used with its ideology. any PRA tool used with a community group facilitates a dialogue among  the community. Out of the dialogue , as part of reflection and analysis, emerges…"
May 12
Francis Pitcharan liked Kausar Skhan's discussion Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!
May 12
Rituu B. Nanda replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!
"Here are some responses shared on email Joma, Aizawl, India To me PRA is a tool to measure the outcome of SALT. However PRA  helps in successful implementation of SALT. Indumathi Ravishankar, Chennai, India Agreed. PRA is a tool for…"
May 11
Francis Pitcharan replied to Kausar Skhan's discussion Introducing SALT rapid & effective !!
"When and where will this happen next? I am keen to go through SALT  "
May 4
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At 11:50pm on October 29, 2016, Rituu B. Nanda said…

Dear Dr Kausar,

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