Psychological First Aid is an early intervention that can be used to support anyone who is stressed or distressed, including patients, clients, and colleagues. This training will present a toolkit of supportive elements that can be used to help others, regardless of the setting or source of the stress, in order to remove barriers to natural resilience.
Hospital, nursing home, adult care facility, Local Health Department, Emergency Medical Services, and Emergency Management.
Amy Nitza, Ph.D., LMHC, Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz.
Karla Vermeulen, Ph.D., Deputy Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health and Associate Professor of Psychology at SUNY New Paltz.