This course will cover the psychosocial impact of an emergency on people and what you can do to help. You will learn about psychosocial care and how it can help people to cope with the psychosocial impacts; including distress; following disasters.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is responsible for planning, preventing and responding to external health threats, and providing intellectual, scientific and operational leadership at national and local level, as well as on the global stage. UKHSA will ensure the nation can respond quickly and at greater scale to deal with pandemics and future threats. As a Category One responder under the Civil Contingencies Act, we provide Emergency Preparedness and Response Training and Exercises for our staff and external stakeholders. Attendance at some of our events are provided to third parties on a commercial basis subject to availability of places.