This course is about crisis related mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) and how to provide basic Psychological First Aid (PFA) to people in distress. It covers reactions to distress including managing complex situations and reactions. Emphasis is given to stressors specific to COVID-19 along with factors like stigma and long-term consequences. It also includes self-care for staff and volunteers engaged in helping others.
This is a short course on introduction to basic Psychological
First Aid (PFA) in the COVID-19 situation.