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Emotional First Aid

What is Emotional First Aid?

A set of life skills used by lay citizens and emergency responders to provide the support an emotionally traumatized person needs immediately following a tragedy.

What is the TIP National Emotional First Aid Course?

An 8-hour course which teaches the skills necessary to help others in the first few hours following a tragedy. Topics presented in the course include:

  • The 5 basic Emotional First Aid skills
  • What family members need most immediately after a death
  • What to say/not to say
  • The Big Mistakes
  • Street Smarts - How to function effectively in emergency situations

The TIP National Emotional First Aid Course is based on the lessons learned by TIP volunteers in 1,000's of tragic situations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Caring Citizens
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Firefighters/Paramedics
  • Volunteers
  • Mental Health Professionals
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