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Nebraska Disaster Psychological First Aid Training Program

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST

Nebraska Disaster Psychological First Aid (PFA)

Thursday, February 22, 2024

8:30am registration; 9:00am – 5:00pm training

Location:  Public Health Solutions Wellness Room, 830 E 1st St, Suite 300, Crete, NE  68333

This training is great for behavioral health, public health, healthcare workers, first responders, and other disaster relief workers.

The purpose of the Nebraska Disaster Psychological First Aid Program is to equip natural helpers to provide psychological support to survivors of critical events (e.g. disasters, conflicts, accidents, etc.).  This training program is eight hours long and designed to fit into the busy schedule of natural helpers and community responders.  It is segmented into seven modules (below), each addressing critical skills that can make an immediate and lasting impact on a person’s psychological health following a crisis.

This training is an adaptation of “Community-Based Psychological Support” developed by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

  1. Psychological Support
  2. Stress and Coping
  3. Supportive Communication
  4. Promoting Community Self-Help
  5. Populations with Functional Needs
  6. Helping the Helper
  7. De-Escalation

 

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST
Event Category:
Website:
https://unl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aVkosk7cvPRBCWG

Venue

Public Health Solutions Wellness Room
830 East 1st St; Suite 300
Crete, 68333 United States
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