Introduction to Psychological First Aid - PFA (Ukraine)


Introduction to Psychological First Aid - PFA (Ukraine)

RedR is delighted to announce the launch of its open 'pop-up' training programme in Ukraine for individuals and organisations operating as part of the humanitarian response. This will begin with the delivery of 6 security courses in Kyiv and Sloviansk.

Aim: To provide an introduction to supporting people in the aftermath of crisis events.


By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Understand the principles of PFA

  • Understand when to use PFA

  • Know how to provide PFA in emergency settings

What does the course cover?

  • Responding to critical incidents

  • Action principles of PFA

  • Following a crisis event

  • PFA in practice

  • Personal wellbeing and resilience

  • Action planning

Course Overview:

Registration is from 08.45, and the day ends at 17:30.

After you have registered on the morning, the course begins with an introduction to PFA by looking at responses to critical incidents, the background to PFA and its action principles. Following the break, the course explores administering PFA following a crisis event.

After lunch, the course will move into PFA in practice, using a full group simulation exercise. In the afternoon personal wellbeing and resilience will be discussed, followed by action planning. The last session is reserved for wrapping up the course: recapping the key points, answering any lingering questions, completing course evaluations, and receiving your certificates of completion.


Standard Band A               US$100.00

• Those working for southern national & local NGOs

• Full-time students


Standard Band B               US$135.00

• Individuals funding themselves

• Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £1million/$1.5million


Standard Band C               US$200.00

• Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income greater than £1million/$1.5million


Standard Band D               US$265.00

• Those working for commercial, governmental and intergovernmental organisations



For full RedR UK terms and conditions, click here

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at security managers, field programme managers, or HQ staff with responsibility for security or risk management. It is also appropriate for staff with a strategic /organisation responsibility for security or those preparing for deployment to insecure areas.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements for this event?

The minimum age for this event is 18.

What are my transportation options and parking facilities for getting to and from the event?

Venue and transport information will be shared with you following your booking

Whats the refund policy?

  • For bookings cancelled two or more weeks before a course, administrative charges will apply. Applicants will be entitled to a refund of 85% of the course fees paid, or if places are available will be offered a transfer of 90% of the course fees paid onto the next instance of the course. 

  • For bookings cancelled one to ten working days* before a course begins, 25% of the course fee will be refunded (*during normal UK working days, Monday-Friday and working hours 9am-5pm).

  • For bookings cancelled less than 24 hours (working days only) before a course, or after a course has started, no refund will provided. 

  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer nor a refund will be offered.

  • The refund must be claimed within two months from the cancelled course start date.

  • Please note that unfortunately we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.

  • Refunds may take up to 30 days.

In case of any complaint regarding the service provided by RedR, please contact us at We will respond within one working day (Monday-Friday).

Course Overview

Course Length
1 day
Sloviansk, Exact location will be shared after booking
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