VIRTUAL CLINICAL FIRST AID™ SYLLABUS
The virtual training is 2 days with approximately 4 hours of additional asynchronous learning.
The Synchronous training includes scenarios, breakout sessions and activities to keep the learning engaging and combat online fatigue.
- Community Building
- Communication Skills
- Anger Cycle
- Human Development
- Cultivating Healthy Relationships
- Goals of Misbehavior
- Group Dynamics & Facilitation
- Burnout & Self Care
CFA - Expanded Course Descriptions
Community Building: At the outset of the course, participants engage in a series of adventure initiatives designed to create the container and establish the emotional safety necessary for participants to engage fully with each other and prepare to enter into an experience that will foster both professional and personal, growth. Course material is introduced and individual and group goals are established.
Resiliency: Building on human development, participants are introduced to different theoretical orientations that can be applied to gain greater understanding of what might be happening with individual clients in the group. This basic level theoretical understanding of what a client might be experiencing can allow staff to better determine how to most effectively utilize their relationship to achieve therapeutic goals.
Suicidality, Self Injury & Crisis Intervention: Suicide is presented as a behavior on the continuum of self destructive behaviors. Other self harming behaviors are discussed as well, including possible functions they might serve for clients The main focus of this session is to help participants feel equipped to competently deal with a suicidal client. Demonstration and role play are utilized to consolidate this learning.
Communication Skills Lab: In this playful evening program, participants learn about “communication quandaries” and the four places shared meaning can be lost in communication. Emphasizing the importance of active listening, participants engage in a series of fun activities that illustrate effective communication and that can be easily employed with any group.
At this time, CFA courses are being offered per request on a contractual basis.
We partner with organizations to provide the training for the contracted organization in your locale.
Programs often collaborate with other organizations in the area to boost participation and share costs.
Organizations interested in an onsite training could elect to have the asynchronous material presented live which would result in a 3-day training.
Please contact us for rates.