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PRC0067665 National Consultant Psychologist for Guyana – BLIC Project
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP-R46 - GUYANA
Deadline :27-May-24 @ 03:00 PM (New York time)
Published on :04-Apr-24 @ 12:00 AM (New York time)
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :UNDP-R46-00305,1
Contact :Procurement Unit RBLAC Regional HUB - procurement.rblac.regionalhub@undp.org

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Introduction :

Title: National Consultant Psychologist for Guyana – BLIC Project  

Type of Contract: Individual Contract

Direct Supervisor: BLIC National Coordinator

Duty Station: Home Based with on-site visits

Estimated Start Date: April 2024

Duration: Maximum of 54 days within a period of 9 months

  

Scope of Work:

Duties and Responsibilities


Under the overall supervision of the BLIC National Coordinator, the Consultant will be responsible for:


Identify appropriate mental health services for gender-sensitive care:

- Refer selected mental health service providers to partner CSO for initial or refresher sensitization training (before beneficiary referrals where possible) to mitigate beneficiaries’ risk of exposure to transphobia.

- Contribute to the creation of a database of mental health services/service providers/professionals that are gender-sensitive and suitable for transgender women & gender diverse people.


Evaluate TransFormED beneficiaries and assist them with accessing mental health services:

- Participate in the selection of transgender women and gender diverse people for enrollment in TransFormED.

- Assess the mental health needs of each beneficiary.

- Develop individualized care plans, liaising with the project social worker where necessary.

- Provide ongoing counseling and support to beneficiaries throughout the project.


Refer TransFormED beneficiaries to suitable existing local (and where appropriate regional or international) mental health services and ensure follow-up:

- Facilitate referrals of project beneficiaries to appropriate mental health and related services whether within the project, with the partner CSO, or externally.

- Ensure that follow-up care and ongoing support are provided to beneficiaries accessing these services.

- Liaise with project social worker, partner CSO, local formal & informal transgender networks/organisations to host support group sessions and/or other appropriate group activities.

- Where necessary, liaise with project social worker to assist beneficiaries with accessing broader psychosocial support to address issues related to health, neurodiversity, learning/developmental challenges, discrimination, violence, self-acceptance, and so on.

Documentation and Reporting:

- Maintain accurate (but appropriately anonymized) records of services provided and prepare regular progress reports for UNDP.


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