Grow Through What You Go Through – Psychological First Aid

Course Code: 2334

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a supportive intervention that assists you in coping with stress following a potentially traumatic event. It fosters psychological safety within a team and equips you with tools to navigate life's challenges. PFA promotes team cohesiveness and enhances individual resilience.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the resistance, resilience, recovery continuum as it relates a person’s experience of a powerful event.
  • Discuss the importance of providing peer psychological support during a powerful life event.
  • Recognize common psychological, physiological, and behavioral reactions to powerful events.
  • Explain the mechanisms of action of PFA.
  • Practice the SAFER-Revised model of individual PFA.
  • Discuss the importance of self-care techniques for providing PFA.

Intended Audience: All audiences.