Psychological First Aid

Psychological first aid training builds the capacity of people to support others, after an emergency occurs.


Recommended for

People working in emergency preparedness, response and recovery. This training is for people who will provide the first and most lasting support, including members within a community or organisation affected by a disaster, accident or crisis.

What this 8 hour course covers

Psychological first aid is used in the first hours, days and events following an emergency. This training will give you the tools, skills and competencies to help people around you. You'll be able to support people in your community, workplace or home, who have been impacted by a disaster or emergency.

You will learn:

  • What is Psychological First Aid?
  • Who needs it?
  • Why do they need it?
  • When do they need it?
  • Where can you do it?
  • Action principles - Look, Listen & Link
  • Ethics and adapting to particular circumstances.