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Emotional Stimulation in the Context of Emergency Food Interventions, Final Report, Addis Ababa, August 2009

Author: Play Therapy Africa, The Society for Protection and Therapeutic Aid in Africa
Year: 2009
Resource type: Report

Play Therapy Africa embarked in the mission of designing an effective methodology for the 
delivery of emotional stimulation easy to be adopted during emergency food crisis, allowing the 
intervention to be brought to scale, to remain easy and cheap in nature, and to be administered 
by professionals with a limited level of training. Play Therapy Africa recently tested and adopted 
these interventions to Ethiopia, where seasonal malnutrition is a chronic problem. This a report of that activity 

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