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This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to support others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can also be taken in combination with the Red Cross Self-Care online course to supplement and strengthen an overall psychosocial wellness program.


Course is adaptable to all audiences (Youth, Workplace, Professional Responder)


Online: 45 – 90 minutes

Online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will vary depending on the individual learner and their prior knowledge of the subject matter.


14 years of age and older. Adult support recommended for younger audiences.

Course Content

Online: Caring for Others: Understanding the effects of stress, loss and grief on others using the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model.

Note: Candidates who wish to take the Psychological First Aid in-class course will need to complete the Care for Self online course.


Printable certificate issued upon successful completion

This course is non-refundable.