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Psychological First Aid: Guide for Field Workers

World Health Organization (WHO) | World Vision International | War Trauma Foundation
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Technical Guidance

This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities.

Endorsed by many international agencies, this guide reflects the emerging science and international consensus on how to support people in the immediate aftermath of extremely stressful events.

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