Psychological First Aid (PFA)

General Guidelines for Addressing Mental Health Needs in the School Environment. PFA is an evidence-informed approach for assisting children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of a critical incident, disaster, or terrorism. PFA is designed to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and to foster short and long-term adaptive functioning. 

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