This online 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 should be taken in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program.
Available as a stand-alone course, or for candidates who wish to take the Psychological First Aid in-class course. Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder).
14 years of age and older. Adult support recommended for younger audiences.
Psychological First Aid: Self-Care (Online)
Different from Mental Health First Aid, 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 impact.