Call for a Consultant: Review of MHPSS Curriculum

Near East Foundation (NEF) is seeking a qualified and experienced consultant to undertake a comprehensive review of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Curriculum. This curriculum plays a crucial role in our mission to enhance self-reliance and resilience of project participants including vulnerable Refugees and Lebanese. The MHPSS curriculum is comprised of 8 group sessions delivered in person by PSS facilitators addressing stressors, identifying, and dealing with difficult emotions, self-compassion, and self-care.  

Consultancy objectives:

The primary objectives of this consultancy are to:

  • Evaluate the current MHPSS Curriculum's effectiveness in meeting the needs of diverse populations and addressing the evolving landscape of mental health and psychosocial support.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in the existing curriculum, considering cultural sensitivity, inclusivity, and relevance to different contexts.
  • Provide recommendations for updates, modifications, or additions to enhance the overall quality and impact of the MHPSS Curriculum.

Consultant responsibilities:

The selected consultant is expected to:

  • Conduct a thorough review of the existing MHPSS Curriculum materials (8 sessions).
  • Engage with key stakeholders to gather feedback on the current curriculum's effectiveness and relevance.
  • Ensure that the curriculum follows global best practices and advancements in the field of mental health and psychosocial support.
  • Develop a comprehensive report outlining findings, recommendations, and a proposed action plan for the revision of the MHPSS Curriculum.
  • Submit the revised and updated MHPSS curriculum alongside all relevant resources and materials, including a concise guideline and a check list for MHPSS facilitators including best practices, recommendations, and minimum standards after 2 weeks from the initial meeting with NEF team.


Ideal candidates for this consultancy should possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in clinical psychology.
  • A proven track record in the field of mental health, psychosocial support, or related disciplines.
  • Extensive experience in curriculum development, evaluation, and review, particularly in the context of humanitarian and development programs.
  • Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information and present clear, actionable recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.

How to apply

How to Apply:
Interested consultants are invited to submit the following documents to (Contact Person/Email) by (Application Deadline):

  • A detailed curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience and expertise.
  • A sample of previous work related to curriculum development or review (It can be the outlines of a revised curriculum).
  • A quotation highlighting the requested fees for the provided services.

Documents should be submitted: by email to [email protected] with the subject line, ''NEF-2024-005 MHPSS Curriculum Review (Your Name)".  

Submissions received after the deadline (19th of March 2024, 15:00) will not be considered.

Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Near East Foundation by visiting the NEF website at

Tuesday, 19. Mar 2024
Type of Call
Call for Consultancies
Intervention Sector(s):
Mental Health
Remuneration range:
1000 to 2000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
2 Weeks