Certificate of Achievement

MD. Saiful Islam

has completed the following course:

COVID-19: Psychological First Aid in Africa

UK Health Security Agency and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

This course covered: An Introduction to Psychological First Aid; Psychological Impact of emergencies such as COVID-19; The key principles of Psychological First Aid: Prepare, Look, Listen, Link; How to support yourself and colleagues; Case scenarios. It was designed to encourage active listening, making plans, connecting with others, being aware of cultural preferences and needs, and the importance of accurate information during the pandemic and where to access it.

3 weeks, 2 hours per week

Educators

Dr Alice Walker

Mental Health Research Fellow for the UK-Public Health Rapid Support Team

UK Health Security Agency

89%
overall score

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of what Psychological First Aid is.
  • Identify for whom it is suited and how to help them.
  • Identify how to better support yourself and peers in such crises.
  • Engage with further reading into psychosocial support during emergencies.

Syllabus

  • Being a good listener.
  • Understanding the importance of accurate information during the pandemic and where to access it.
  • Having the ability to encourage active coping by, for instance, helping people make plans.
  • Encouraging and helping people to connect to others (in line with current regulations).
  • Being aware of people’s cultural preferences and needs.

Issued on 7th May 2021

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Free online course:

COVID-19: Psychological First Aid in Africa

UK Health Security Agency