Online Course: Psychological First Aid (Africa Version)

What is psychological first aid (PFA)?

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a straightforward way of delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of emergencies, including infectious disease outbreaks.

This course explores what Psychosocial care involves, relating to people in a caring and compassionate way without judgement and in a way that respects their rights, beliefs and abilities. It gives hope, encourages positive coping and involves giving practical help; so that people can feel safe, connected and able to help themselves and their communities during a crisis.

Date

11 February 2021 – 11 March 2021

Organiser

Africa CDC | PHE | CEDEAO | ECSA

Venue

Online Course

Language

English, French

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