COVID-19: Psychological First Aid

COVID-19: Psychological First Aid

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Overview

COVID-19 has impacted us all in some way, and in these testing times, people are struggling to stay mentally strong. If you work as a key worker, volunteer or manager trying to support your staff through the challenges that COVID-19 brings, then this course is perfect for you. 

In the COVID-19: Psychological First Aid course, you will learn how emergencies impact mental health and how to provide effective psychological support to colleagues, service users and individuals who are suffering from poor mental health due to the impact of COVID.

Through practical and theoretical guidance, it will deepen your understanding of how to stay mentally strong during a pandemic, covering exercises, techniques and strategies used by qualified mental health professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen your understanding of how emergencies impact mental health
  • Learn the fundamentals of psychological first aid and its stages
  • Understand how to support yourself and others, including colleagues, through challenging times such as COVID-19
  • Gain the skills and practical knowledge to identify what help and support teach person requires
  • Learn techniques for coping with life and staying mentally strong during a pandemic
  • Develop your knowledge of how to provide psychosocial support during emergencies
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of children’s needs and their emotional and social development 
  • Familiarise with different approaches for providing care to individuals

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Who is This course for?

 

This course is ideal for essential staff, front line workers and volunteers who are required to deal with the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is suitable for social care, healthcare and mental health care workers who manage staff and deal with service users.

Career Path

On successful completion of this course, learners will have the confidence and practical knowledge to support staff and service users who are mentally struggling with the impact of COVID-19. It is ideal for those in the following professions: 

  • Social Care workers
  • Healthcare workers
  • Mental Health Care workers
  • Managers and Supervisors

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to COVID-19: A Psychological First Aid
Introduction to COVID-19 A Psychological First Aid 00:13:00
Module 02: Psychological Consequences Human Faced Due to COVID-19
Psychological Consequences Human Faced Due to COVID-19 00:32:00
Module 03: An Overview of the Impact of Quarantine on People during COVID-19
An Overview of the Impact of Quarantine on People during COVID-19 00:31:00
Module 04: Impacts of COVID-19 on Children’s Mental Health
Impacts of COVID-19 on Children’s Mental Health 00:22:00
Module 05: Impacts of COVID-19 Contributing to Young Generation’s Mental Health
Impacts of COVID-19 Contributing to Young Generation’s Mental Health 00:12:00
Module 06: Impacts on Older Generations
Impacts on Older Generations 00:13:00
Module 07: Psychological Aids to be Taken regarding the Impacts on Children
Psychological Aids to Be Taken Regarding the Impacts on Children 00:26:00
Module 08: Coping Mechanism for Stress during COVID-19
Coping Mechanism for Stress During COVID-19 00:19:00
Module 09: Psychological First Aid in COVID-19 Outbreak
PFA in COVID-19 Outbreak 00:52:00
Module 10: Remote Psychological First Aid Options
Remote Psychological First Aid Options 00:34:00
Module 11: Psychological Aid Instructions by WHO on Dealing Mental Health Issues Caused by The Pandemic
Instructions by WHO on Dealing Mental Health Issues Caused by The Pandemic 00:22:00

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