MACA has produced online training programs in Psychological First Aid - PFA.
Fires, Hurricanes, War, Floods, Covid19.All of these types of social disruption have an affect on individuals.Psychological First Aid is helpful during these times.Whether we are working for a large aid relief organization or if we are a member of a church or neighbourhood community we can provide Psychological First Aid to those in need
This course is appropriate for churches, international community development workers, community league members, and missionaries and anyone who has an interest.
Courses will be conducted online (ZOOM) using three, 90 minute sessions or five one hour sessions.Sessions can be conducted in English or in Spanish.MACA likes to use interactive training techniques so participant participation is requested.
Material is provided by a number of resources including Red Cross, WHO, Wheaton College, Dr. Bibiana Mac Leodand several other listed resources.Individuals who have taken the training can take course material to be used within their own communities.There is no charge for the training.
We are able to offer sessions once every two weeks for the next few months or as required. Please contact email@example.com to show your interest
Neighbours helping Neighbours
Millarville Community Church near Calgary, Alberta, has come up with a way of neighbours helping each other in this unprecedented time. There is no need to be a member of the church community to help, or receive help, it is all about showing love to those around us. This is just an example of how communities can come together during the Covid 19 restrictions.
Keep Up To Date on what MACA is doing worldwide
This Blog has been created to allow our field workers to keep you, our partners updated on what God is doing around the world through MACA and CHE.
1000 days training
Practicing teaching of a mother
The 1000 days training MACA workers do around the world focuses on the first 1000 days of a baby's life. An infant's development from conception to the second birthday which happens to be exactly 1000 days, is now realized to be the most critical days In a person's entire life. Good nutrition and nurturing contribute to brain development, general health and emotional stability of the person. With the help of our midwife/women's cycle of life coordinator, many traditional birth attendants and other CHE trainers are gaining access to tools, information, and training that could save lives and impact the future of nations.
""We need to have the mentality of wholism – serving, and addressing the needs of the whole person - all the time. It must become a life-style.”"