Psychological First Aid
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Online Courses
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, Family Members, Peers
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Crisis Response System, Mental Health Treatment, Peer Support, Trauma-informed
Offered through the website Coursera, this 7-hour course introduces students to the RAPID model of Psychological First Aid (Reflective Listening, Assessment of Needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition). While students must pay to receive a certificate of course completion, they can take the course free of charge without receiving a certificate (though site registration is required).