Psychological First Aid eLearning  

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.
This self-paced eLearning course is suitable for anyone who generally wants a better understanding of how to provide meaningful support during an emergency, disaster or traumatic event.

The course covers:
  • The six steps to wellbeing
  • What is psychological first aid?
  • Five elements of psychological first aid
  • Crisis, complex situations and reactions
  • Psychological first aid action principles
  • Supporting children and young people
  • Cultural and ethical considerations for psychological first aid
  • Privacy and confidentiality considerations for psychological first aid
  • Taking care after an event

When you complete this course, you will:
  • Understand basic strategies to maintain personal wellbeing
  • Understand what psychological first aid is
  • Understand different reactions to emergencies, disasters or traumatic events
  • Know the psychological first aid action principles
  • Have an awareness of cultural, ethical and privacy considerations of providing psychological first aid
  • Know how to take care after an event

This is an online, self-paced learning module.  The course is non-accredited, there are no formal assessments.  For the best experience, we recommend completing on a desktop device using a supported browser.  Allow up to 3 hours to complete.


Name Cost  
Psychological First Aid eLearning $160.00

Please note students have 90 days after enrollment to complete the course