Psychological First Aid
This certification course teaches the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief. It has an emphasis on self-care and personal protection, as well as providing care for others.
Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model - a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.
This course is for anyone who wants to practice self-care, learn to care for others, and requires a valid workplace ready certification in this field.
This course is suitable for all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder)
45-90 minutes online learning and 7 hours in-class
3-year certification in Psychological First Aid
Case-based learning and discussion will be tailored to the audience and include the following content:
- Introduction to Red Cross
- Case Studies
- Psychological First Aid
- Operational Principles
- Stress, Distress
- Loss and Grief
- Vulnerable Populations
- Supportive Communication
- Look, Listen, Link, Live
- Resiliency and Protective Factors
- Policies, Legislation
We look forward to offering this course in the near future.
Upcoming course dates will be added in August 2021!
For more information, please contact us.