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 up to and including 30th September 2023 are scheduled in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). 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.