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Psychological First Aid

Course overview:

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 Links:

C3 - Health, Safety and Security

Tutor Led course:

There is no classroom option for this topic.

e-Learning :

An e-learning module is available for this topic via Learnpro. You will find it under the CPD category. Information and registration for Learnpro click here

If you need any information on specific course content , please do not hesitate to contact the Learning and Education Team on 0141 278 2700.