Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m.
Presentation: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Allegheny Center Alliance Church (ACAC)
Union Place Building, 801 Union Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This program is FREE of charge.
Includes psychological first aid certification and church disaster bag.
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Do you and the lay leadership of your church have the skills you need to support members of your congregation and the community after a disaster or serious incidents, such as violence and poverty, in our community?
Recent disasters and serious incidents, such as violence and poverty in our communities have increased awareness of the important role the faith community has in disaster/critical incident response and recovery from emergencies as well as helping the community to prepare for the possibility of such events.
Faith leaders often know the community’s needs and are counted on to provide support during difficult times. This course will:
At this training, participants will become certified in Psychological First Aid and receive certification cards. Psychological First Aid is a skill that can be used on the scene of an emergency to help people reduce distress; it is different from counseling or debriefing techniques.
Target Audience: Spiritual leaders, lay leadership, and other members of the faith-based community.
Pre-registration required (see registration links to the right).
For more information call Geneva College 800-576-3111
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychology students present work at regional conferences annually.