Date:
Monday, April 13, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description:

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Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress is a basic level course that enables participants to provide basic care, comfort, and support to people who are experiencing disaster-related stress. The course provides a framework for understanding the factors that affect stress responses in disaster relief workers and the clients they serve, introduces the principles of psychological first aid, and provides guidelines for when to refer a client or fellow worker to a Disaster Mental Health worker.  Participants engage in practice exercises and a review of the course content.

Objectives:

This course provides you with a better understanding of how to:

  • Recognize the signs of stress in clients, co-workers, and yourself.
  • Provide immediate support to people who may be experiencing stress by using psychological first aid principles.
  • Obtain Disaster Mental Health support for clients, co-workers, and yourself, when needed.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
None

Cost:
No tuition is charged.

Location:
Lincoln County Board Room, 801 N Sales St, Merrill, WI 54452

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