PSYFAv - Virtual Classroom - Psychological First Aid  


Psychological first aid is a support activity that helps people impacted by an emergency, disaster or traumatic event. It is a humane, supportive response to another person who is suffering and may need support.  Join from the comfort of your home or office and our qualified trainer will facilitate the 4-hour virtual session.

Courses from 1st October 2023 onwards are scheduled in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

Target Audience:

Suitable for individuals and businesses with little or no mental health training and does not require a prior qualification.  If you work with individuals who have experienced trauma, or you want to be prepared to assist people in need, this is the course for you!

Learning Outcomes:

  • On completion of this training, students will receive a certificate of participation

Learning Methods:

A virtual classroom session including scenario-based activities.  The course is non-accredited and there is no formal assessment for this training.

Program Benefits:

  • Learn the latest, internationally recognised, evidence-based practice
  • Understand how to maintain your personal wellbeing
  • Become a confident supporter during emergencies, disasters or traumatic events
  • Learn fundamental skills to use when responding to a crisis
  • Be equipped with tools to provide support in a range of situations


  • The six steps to wellbeing
  • What is psychological first aid
  • The five elements of psychological first aid
  • Crisis, complex situations and reactions
  • Psychological first aid action principles
  • Supporting children and young people
  • Supporting the supporter
  • Cultural and ethical considerations for psychological first aid
  • Overcoming challenges in providing support
  • Case studies and scenario activities
  • Taking care after an event


No courses are currently scheduled, contact us to register interest.