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CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.2 IACET CE's

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed modular approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of disaster and other crisis events. This 2-hour Intro PFA course will offer an introduction to basic emergency behavioral health information on normal reactions to disaster, and will teach the 8 Core Actions of Psychological First Aid.

Learning Objectives: 

1) Explain the difference between man-made and natural disasters;
2) Describe the effect of stress on people's reactions;
3) List two approaches to lower someone's stress level while providing PFA.

Intended Audience: 

Philadelphia Behavioral Health Providers

Instructional Level: 


Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates and certificates of completion will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CEU or Certificate of Completion through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.