This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model – a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social well-being 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.
**Please note that this Psychological First Aid course is NOT the same as the Mental Health First Aid course offered by other providers.**
Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder)
12 hours in-class OR 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:
For more information, visit the Red Cross website here.