Red Cross Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid is a course that focuses on how to help someone who is facing a mental health crisis or grief/loss/trauma.  It can be emotionally intense and does require 100% participation.  It is a great resource if you find yourself helping others during difficult times.

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Description

Who should take the course?

We recommend this course for anyone who is working with people who are experiencing trauma or grief/loss.  It is an invaluable tool in your toolkit and provides reflection on how participants handles stress.

How long is the course?

The course is 12 hours in-class OR 45-90 minutes online learning and 7 hours in-class.  The Certification is good for 3 years.

To do / have completed prior to course

  • It is recommended that you be 16 years of age
  • Psychological First Aid – Self-Care for online course (required for blended option only)

What the Course Covers:

Some of the topics in the course can be very sensitive and includes, but is not limited to:

  • Introduction to Red Cross
  • Case Studies
  • Stress, Distress
  • Loss and Grief
  • Trauma
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Look, Listen, Link, Live
  • Resiliency and Protective Factors
  • Protection
  • Self Care

Course Materials

  • Psychological First Aid Workbook (print)
  • Look, Listen, Link, Live cards
  • Psychological First Aid–Self-Care online course (required for blended option)
  • Psychological First Aid–Caring for Others online course (optional)

Event Details

Phone: 844-660-5423

Email: info@paladinfirstaid.ca