520 N. Delaware Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19123 • 215-923-2116 • fax: 215-923-5169

CE Type: 
SW
PCB
CPRP
APA
IACET
# of CE's: 
2.0
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: 

Introductory

Completion Requirements: 

Participants will need to fill out the post test questions and evaluation via survey monkey in order to receive a CEU of their choice.