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Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid
 
 

This exciting program option teaches everyone how to help others experiencing loss, grief and stress, and also self-care. Learners will come away with coping strategies to prevent, identify and deal with stressful events, and they will better understand what supports are available to them and how they can access or help others to access specialized support.

 

 

 

 

Psychological First Aid Online – Self-Care   pdf icon PDF                        

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Duration: Online: 45 – 90 minutes

Cost: $15

This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress.

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Note for Course Participants: While mental health first aid programs teach how to help someone experiencing a mental health emergency, Red Cross Psychological First Aid is a resiliency-based program for everyone that offers prevention and coping strategies for dealing with different types of stress resulting from various types of trauma.

Audience: Available as a stand-alone course, or for candidates who wish to take the Psychological First Aid in-class course. Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder).

Duration Online: 45 – 90 minutes Online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will vary depending on the individual learner and their prior knowledge of the subject matter.

Prerequisites: 14 years of age and older. Adult support recommended for younger audiences.

Completion: At the end of the online module participants must successfully complete the test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Course Content Online: Self-Care: Understanding the effects of stress, loss and grief using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model.

Participant Materials: Psychological First Aid: Self-Care online course

Printable certificate issued upon successful completion

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Psychological First Aid Online – Caring for Others  pdf icon PDF            

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Duration: Online: 45 – 90 minutes

Cost: $15

This online course provides a daily aid to facing the stresses of life, and helps participants gain an understanding of how to recognize when a person is experiencing distress and how to offer help without judgement or assumptions. Using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model, participants learn how to support others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. Combine this course with the Psychological First Aid - Self-Care online course to further support existing wellness education programs.

More about this course

Note for Course Participants: While mental health first aid programs teach how to help someone experiencing a mental health emergency, Red Cross Psychological First Aid is a resiliency-based program for everyone that offers prevention and coping strategies for dealing with different types of stress resulting from various types of trauma.

Audience: Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder)

Duration Online: 45 – 90 minutes Online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will vary depending on the individual learner and their prior knowledge of the subject matter.

Prerequisites: 14 years of age and older. Adult support recommended for younger audiences.

Completion: At the end of each online module participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Course Content Online: Caring for Others: Understanding the effects of stress, loss and grief on others using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model.

Participant Materials: Psychological First Aid: Caring for Others online course

Printable certificate issued upon successful completion

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