Psychological First Aid - Self-Care

This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can also be taken in combination with the Red Cross Caring for Others online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program.


The following items are covered in this Psychological First Aid - Self-Care class:

  • Online: Self-Care: Understanding the effects of stress, loss and grief using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model.


45 – 90 minutes in length


The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Audience - Available as a stand-alone course, or for candidates who wish to take the Psychological First Aid in-class course. Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder).
  • 14 years of age or with adult support (recommended)


Care for Self will help you build a Self-Care Plan. This what to do in case of crisis plan will assist you in having tools available for you if the need arises. This online module is also one of the required pre-requisites for the Psychological First Aid Program.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • None - completion certificate only.
  • At the end of the online module participants must successfully complete a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course.

hdgAdditional Information

This online module will be assigned to you, and can be completed at home when convenient.

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