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Private Group -  Psychological First Aid

Private Group - Psychological First Aid


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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.

Who is PFA for?

PFA is for everyone and also supports existing wellness programs. The courses provide a daily aid to facing the stresses of life, and help participants gain an understanding of how to recognize when a person is experiencing distress and how to offer help.

PFA vs Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

PFA and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) are distinct but complementary approaches that can be used in different settings. PFA helps learners develop an understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. MHFA teaches how to help a person experiencing a mental health crisis.

Course Options

Blended Delivery Certification Course: online completion of Psychological First Aid - Caring for Self (45-90 minutes) and Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others (45-90 minutes), followed by 8 hours in class

Course Outlines:

Psychological First Aid



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