• Education
  • Supervision and Mentoring
  • Therapy
  • Assessments
  • Reviews and Debriefing
  • Reatreats

Supporting mission personnel and humanitarian workers worldwide

Education & training

Training we offer

We offer training on an extensive range of topics relevant to humanitarian and mission work. Find out more...

One-day workshops

  • Debriefing (also available as a two-day workshop)
  • Selection, briefing, training and on-going support
  • Stress management and work-life balance
  • Supporting national (indigenous) staff
  • Dealing with traumatic incidents (including hostage situations and deaths)
  • Family support during a crisis
  • Eating disorders
  • Motivation and expectations of mission/ aid workers
  • Third culture kids (TCKs)

  • Other training topics available...

    We can also provide training on other topics as requested (e.g. as a 2-hour session) including:

  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Re-entry
  • Resilience
  • Trauma
  • Children and trauma
  • Stress management
  • Safeguarding procedures in mission and humanitarian work
  • Obesity
  • Cross-cultural issues
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Children's emotional, behavioural and mental health problems
  • Bullying
  • When to seek professional help for the treatment of mental health problems
  • Suicide prevention and risk assessment
  • Retirement
  • Prevention of abuse & violence
  • Singleness

  • Can't see what you're looking for?

    Please contact us if you would like training on a topic which we have not listed. We may be able to provide training ourselves, or to recommend someone else who can help.


    We can provide a venue, or come to your organisation's base (in the UK, or sometimes in other countries).

    Organisations seeking training

    Our training is always tailored carefully to the needs of the group being trained. Tell us your training needs and we will plan our training to meet them.

    Individuals seeking training

  • If you are an individual seeking training from us, please contact us about training courses coming up.
  • We often arrange training courses in connection with other organisations, and we can direct you to the organisation to register for a course.
  • We will take your training needs into account alongside the needs of the others being trained.

  • What people say about our training

  • Most training is delivered by Dr Debbie Hawker. Debbie is much sought after as an expert trainer, and consistently receives high ratings for her training.
  • Click here to read some of the feedback we have received for our training.

  • Costs

    Fees are negotiable for training arranged directly with us. Please contact us to discuss.

    Published training materials

    We also produce written resources which are available for training as publications or downloads.

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