Psychological First Aid
The use of Psychological First Aid in supporting the psychosocial wellness of communities is a top priority for the Canadian Red Cross. Individuals suffering from high stress levels, burnout and suicidal thoughts (and actions) are at an all-time high in areas such as workplaces, schools, indigenous communities and among professional responders.
This course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss,trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course also includes the Red Cross Caring for Others module to supplement and strengthen an overall psychosocial wellness program.
***If you would like to offer a custom course to your workplace or group, contact us directly as we can cater the topics and material to your needs***
Prerequisites: 14 years old, or Younger with Adult Support (recommended)