Psychological First Aid: Supporting Children and Young People (flexible dates)

Training Date: 13 March 2021

Hosted on the Future Learn platform, this training is free and available to take anytime.

Learn how to support children and young people using psychological first aid.

On this 3-week course you will explore the techniques of psychological first aid (PFA), the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies. You’ll focus on children and young people’s mental health, and what you can do to help them cope and access the support they need during and after emergencies and crisis situations.

The course has been produced by Public Health England, working with a wide range of experts and organisations. It is based on international guidance from the World Health Organisation, United Nations and partners.

You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience as this introductory course will teach you the key principles of giving PFA to children and young people in crisis situations.

Find out more by visiting the Future Learn website.


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