PSYFA - 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.  Our qualified trainer will facilitate a 4-hour session with scenarios, role plays and more!

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
  • The course is non-accredited and there a no formal assessments

Learning Methods:

A combination of practical activities, roles play and interaction with a first aid trainer. There is no formal assessment for this training.

Program Benefits:

  • Learn the latest, internationally recognised, evidence-based practice in psychological first aid
  • 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
  • Understand how to take care after an event
  • Be equipped with tools to provide support in a range of situations


  • The importance of self-care in a stressful context
  • Psychological first aid principles
  • Distressing situations and reactions
  • Complex reactions - examining indications where further support is required
  • Child protection considerations for the responder
  • Supporting the supporter
  • Overcoming challenges in providing support
  • Case studies, simulation activities
Date Time Location Places Cost
11 July 2024 09:30 am - 01:30 pm North Melbourne 13 $275.00
20 August 2024 09:30 am - 01:30 pm North Melbourne 20 $275.00
30 September 2024 09:30 am - 01:30 pm North Melbourne 20 $275.00
12 November 2024 09:30 am - 01:30 pm North Melbourne 20 $275.00
13 December 2024 09:30 am - 01:30 pm North Melbourne 20 $275.00