While mental health first aid programs teach how to help someone experiencing a mental health emergency, Red Cross Psychological First Aid is a resiliency-based program for everyone that offers prevention and coping strategies for dealing with different types of stress resulting from various types of trauma.
This event is free for all APSA members.
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This course includes a 45-90 online learning component that must be completed before the in-class session.
Please ensure that you can attend the entire day and complete the online component before you register, as space is limited to 19 people. This course will provide participants with a 3-year certification in Psychological First Aid from the Canadian Red Cross.
About your facilitator:
Lauralee March is passionate about building resilience and capacity in families, work environments and communities. Currently a Master Instructor Trainer with the Canadian Red Cross, Lauralee has been involved with their Psychological First Aid program from the start through her work on program development and instructor training. That experience, combined with an MBA in Management Consulting, allows Lauralee to adapt the program to deliver a great experience for participants from larger organizations such as Simon Fraser University. She is also a proud mom to two dogs, Boomer and Daisy!