This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can also be taken in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program. Register now.
Available as a stand-alone course, or for candidates who wish to take the Psychological First Aid in-class course. Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder).
Online: 45 – 90 minutes
Online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will vary depending on the individual learner and their prior knowledge of the subject matter.
14 years of age or with adult support (recommended)
At the end of the online module participants must successfully complete the test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.
Online: Self-Care: Understanding the effects of stress, loss and grief using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model.
- Psychological First Aid: Self-Care online course
- Psychological First Aid Workbook (digital and/or print)
- Printable certificate issued upon successful completion
Note for Course Participants
While mental health first aid programs teach how to help someone experiencing a mental health emergency, Red Cross Psychological First Aid is a resiliency-based program for everyone that offers prevention and coping strategies for dealing with different types of stress resulting from various types of trauma.