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Psychological First Aid and Resilience for Families, Friends & Neighbors

Neighbor to Neighbor: A four-hour modular curriculum that teaches participants how to build their own resilience

Join us for Coping in Today’s World - Neighbor to Neighbor: A four-hour modular curriculum that teaches participants how to build their own resilience — the ability to recover quickly after difficult situations.

The course enables families, friends, and neighbors to:

• Strengthen their own emotional resilience and that of their children.

• Recognize stress in adults and children, and how people react to it.

• Provide immediate support and introduce coping skills to members of their families, friends, neighbors and others by using psychological first aid (PFA).

• Provide better emotional support for one another in times of stress, crisis, and disaster.

• Guidance on how and when to seek additional support and community resources

• Taught by mental health professionals (Red Cross Disaster Mental Health)

Audience

• Community members who are interested in building psychological/emotional resilience – the ability to adaptively bounce back from challenges or adversity.

• Communities in the disaster preparedness or recovery phases are particularly receptive target audiences.

• Neighborhood Associations

• Civic/social organizations

• Church/religious groups

• Businesses

• 4-H, High school, Teen clubs

The Dalles: Friday 9/14/2016 2 PM - 6 PM

Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue

1400 W 8th St. The Dalles, OR 97058

Host: Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psychological-first-aid-and-resilience-for-families-friends-neighbors-red-cross-the-dalles-tickets-26596910074