- Jul 21 2020
- 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Psychological First Aid: After a Disaster or Emergency (PFA) (Child, Youth & Families Version) (Webinar)
Psychological First Aid After a Disaster or Emergency (PFA)(Child, Youth & Families Version) (Webinar)
Presenters: Allison Blake, MA School Counselling & Nicole Grixti, BN, RN, MSW
This workshop supports parents and caregivers to enhance skills and increase confidence when supporting children, youth and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. PFA is an internationally recognized method of support intended to help people immediately after a disaster or emergency.
It provides a compassionate and caring response that addresses basic, social and emotional needs in the impact and response phases of this pandemic including: identifying and responding to common stress reactions for children/teens, understanding how to identify and address safety concerns for children/families, identifying and providing practical support for children, teens and families and strategies to help stabilize intense emotions and stress reactions for children of all age groups.
To register, please visit: http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
For more information, check out: http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/files/2020-07-03-18-32-02-July-21-Psychological-First-Aid.pdf