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Psychological First Aid Registration Form February 21, 2020

Psychological First Aid Registration Form

Psychological First Aid
Session Date: February 21, 2020
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Stephen Center 2723 Q Street, Omaha, NE 68107

Target Audience
Direct service staff at metro-area homeless serving organizations.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is designed to help people support those in the aftermath of trauma. PFA trains in how to reduce the initial distress caused by acute traumatic events and how to then help foster short-term adaptive functioning and support links primary social connections. 

It is preferred that attendees have first attended TIC 101 and TIC 102.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Approach clients who are highly distressed
  • De-escalate acute traumatic stress reactions
  • Enhance safety and provide physical and emotional comfort
  • Help trauma survivors to articulate immediate needs and concerns and offer practical assistance to address those needs
  • Connect survivors as soon as possible to social support networks and support their resilience
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