Author: Prof Dr Mirjam van Reisen, Dr Mia Stokmans, Dr Primrose Nakazibwe, Dr Bertha Vallejo, and Selam Kidane

Year: May, 2018

Language: English

Publisher: Tilburg University

Livelihood-support and Trauma Relief in relation to Social-Economic Resilience in Northern Uganda and Northern Ethiopia


This is a summary of the quantitative findings of three studies regarding the effectiveness of trauma counseling on the Income, Capability, and Empowerment scale of Social and Economic Resilience tool. The first two studies were carried out in Northern Uganda and the third one was carried out in Ethiopia (Shire area, refugee camps: HItsats and Shemelba). These communities were selected because of their social economic vulnerability and high post traumatic stress.