This e-module is designed for people who may be involved in the response to an emergency. This includes people from Category 1 responder organisations, third sector organisations, and staff in health and social care services.
There are three sections in the module. The goal is to understand when and how to provide Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.
Learning Outcomes; By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Define Psychological First Aid
- Describe the 7 key components of effective Psychological First Aid
- Feel reasonably confident in delivering Psychological First Aid
- Adapt Psychological First Aid to different settings and populations
- Identify ways to take care of yourself while providing Psychological First Aid
Course Provider; National Education for Scotland (NES)
Who Should Attend; People who may be involved in the response to an emergency. This includes people from Category 1 responder organisations, third sector organisations, and staff in health and social care services.
Duration; Approximately 1 hour
KSF Link; C3 – Health, Safety and Security
There is no classroom option for this topic.
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