Psychological First Aid Course Today March 29 – Limited Spots Left

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As originally posted on this page on March 8, the Weston Emergency Reserve Corps and the Weston Board of Health are offering a psychological first aid course today, Wednesday, March 29 at two times: 2:30-4:30 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm. Both sessions will be held at the Weston Police Community Room.

Last the Owl checked there were 2 openings at 2:30 and around 10 openings at 6:30. There is a 30-person max. The link to register is here.

If you have signed up and your plans have changed, please go to the registration page and cancel your attendance in order to open more space for others.

Hope to see you there (Owl attending at 2:30 pm)


Training: Psychological First Aid, Foundation Course

Trainer / Presenter: Lisa C. Kaufman, ATR-BC, LADC1

What is Psychological First Aid or PFA? PFA aims to reduce stress symptoms and assist in a healthy recovery following a traumatic event, natural disaster, public health emergency, or even a personal crisis.

The training will provide:

·      Disaster Behavioral Health Overview

·      Psychological First Aid Definition, Goals and Concepts

·      Observe, Approach, Stabilize, Interact, Support

·      PFA and Self-Care

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 2:30-4:30 pm and again at 6:30-8:30 pm.  Approximately 25 seats are available for each identical session. 

Cost: Free!

The link to register is here, and offers the option to choose your preferred session while seats are still available.

Location: Weston Police Department Training Room, 180 Boston Post Road By-pass (Route 20)

Note: for those in the nursing community, and others for whom relevant, CEUs will be available upon completion of the course. Please indicate your election to receive CEUs on the registration form available here.

The course is sponsored by the Weston Emergency Reserve Corps (WERC) and the Weston Board of Health. There is more information about the WERC on Facebook here and on the Weston Town website here.


  • this just came on my screen this late morning…
    perhaps, pass on the ‘thought’, to have this on ZOOM
    for those of us, many of us, for many/varied reasons, prefer to learn
    by ZOOM
    thanks for your/their consideration.
    marcy lee

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