Psychological First Aid (PFA) Online

Description:

Course Overview

 

Course Quality Rating

TBD

 

Course Description

This course is provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

 

PFA online includes a 6-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. This professionally-narrated course is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review. It features innovative activities, video demonstrations, and mentor tips from the nation’s trauma experts and survivors. PFA online also offers a Learning Community where participants can share about experiences using PFA in the field, receive guidance during times of disaster, and obtain additional resources and training.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review.

 

Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the five early-intervention principles

  2. Define PFA and list its basic objectives

  3. Describe the 8 strategies (Core Actions) of PFA

  4. Identify general guidelines to provide PFA

  5. Adapt PFA in diverse settings and with different populations

  6. Identify ways to take care of yourself before, during, and after providing PFA

 

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

None listed

 

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

None listed

 

Format

Online/ Self-study

 

Credit /CEU

None available

 

Duration

6 hrs.

 

Specifications

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Course Publication Date

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