Red Cross Psychological First Aid


0.3 CEUs


This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model -
a resiliency-building approach to emotional psychological, and social wellbeing that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.

Course Content
Case-based learning and discussion will be tailored to
the audience and include the following content:
• Introduction to Red Cross
• Case Studies
• Psychological First Aid
• Operational Principles
• Stress, Distress
• Loss and Grief
• Indicators
• Vulnerable Populations
• Supportive Communication



This course will take place over 2 days - you must attend both to earn your CEU's.

Delivery Formats

Webinar Training


Speaker Bio:
Shelly Howe has worked in aquatics for over 30 years, and is currently the Recreation Services Supervisor for the City of Moose Jaw. As a Red Cross Psychological First Aid Instructor Trainer and a Water Safety Master Instructor Trainer, she appreciates the opportunity to meet and learn from others around the country with similar passions. When not working, Shelly can be found volunteering somewhere for the Red Cross, enjoying her yard and hammock, or spending time with her four grown children and new son-in-law.


$100.00 Must have current SWWA Membership

$200.00 Non-Members