Get psychological first aid (PFA) training and help people with different needs to cope with the emotional impact of COVID-19.
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of the emergency event.
On this course, you’ll explore the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help people cope.
The course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid in emergencies.
This course has been produced by Public Health England and is based on international guidance from the World Health Organisation, United Nations and partners.
What topics will you cover?
– What is psychological first aid?
– How do emergencies impact mental health?
– The psychological first aid stages: Prepare, Look, Listen, Link
– Supporting yourself and your colleagues
This is an online course, all booking details can be found here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/psychological-first-aid-covid-19/1