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Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the Workplace

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$200 – $250

This half-day workshop will teach front-line staff and supervisors to identify the core strategies of Psychological First Aid (PFA). You will learn when and how PFA can be implemented and encourage individuals to be active participants in their own recovery. You will develop the skills to carry out PFA in the workplace as well as in your everyday life.

Emergencies and critical incidents affect everyone in the workplace. You will learn practical responses that can alleviate acute stress and support your workplace.

Topics covered:
• Understanding Psychological First Aid: Look, Listen, Link
• Supporting workers by normalizing reactions
• Identify core strategies of PFA
• Develop skills to carry off PFA
• When to implement PFA

Instructor: Jeffrey Cartwright’s background includes 25 years experience working as a paramedic, firefighter and in the field of trauma response. He joined the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services in August of 1995 after 3 years with BC Ambulance Service. He was promoted to qualified officer in 2009 and has since been confirmed to the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain and acting Battalion Chief. He joined the Critical Incident Stress Management team in 2000. He has developed many initiatives for the team members by introducing them to the latest techniques and training. Jeffrey has transferred his skills to the private sector to facilitate training in the prevention of, and response to, traumatic events that can occur in any workplace.

Pricing:
Member: $200 + GST
Non-Member: $250.00 + GST

Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$200 – $250
Website:
https://icba.simplesignup.ca/4553

Organizer

Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
Phone:
604-298-7795
Email:
training@icba.ca

Venue

Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George
2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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Phone:
250 981 9822
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/530690340645669/