PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID

Chris BudzichSAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

STANDARD FIRST AID BLENDED LEARNING

(12 hours in-class OR 45-90 minutes online learning and 7 hours in-class with a maximum occupancy of 16 students)

This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model – a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.

  • Case-based learning and discussion will be tailored to the audience and include the following content:
    • Introduction to Red Cross
    • Case Studies
    • Psychological First Aid
    • Operational Principles
    • Stress, Distress
    • Loss and Grief
    • Trauma
    • Indicators
    • Vulnerable Populations
    • Supportive Communication
    • Look, Listen, Link, Live
    • Resiliency and Protective Factors
    • Protection
    • Policies, Legislation
    • Self-Care

100% attendance is required for a passing grade.

3-year certification