$150.00 /per person
Note: there is an online portion to this course required prior to classroom portion. Upon completing the online portion please print the completion certification and present to instructor.
This classroom-based certification course is for those who require more in-depth knowledge and techniques to recognize and assist people in crisis after experiencing loss, grief, trauma, and stress, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will apply 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 and linking them to resources and supports within themselves or in their community. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.
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.
Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder)
45-90 minutes online learning and 7 hours in-class
Psychological First Aid Instructor
3-year certification in Psychological First Aid
Case-based learning and discussion will be tailored to the audience and include the following content: