I am very happy and satisfied with the course program. In fact, I am excited to apply what I have learned and also looking forward to enroll in another course. Thank you for this learning opportunity!
this opened my mind towards intervention needs in a catastrophic event. something like this is required more than ever now. the content of the course was very good and thorough. very nicely explained.
par Ashley H•
As someone who has enjoyed taking several psychology based courses, I thoroughly enjoyed a course the educated you in how to apply your knowledge efficiently! Thank you Johns Hopkins, Coursera, and Dr. George Everly for making this course available!
The Psychological First Aid course was a really informational experience. I am a final year Guidance and Counseling student and I was a little worried about going out in the field. This course has increased my confidence level. Thank you so much.
par Amit S•
Very effective approach to teach a subject like this. I thank Dr. George Everly for designing this course. I am PhD student, working on Disaster research. After taking this course, I have learn many aspects hum people's response towards a disaster.
par Ana S R L•
I loved this course! Even if I don't work in this field, knowing this strategies and learning how to treat people with respect and empathy is vital in every aspect of life. Helping other coping with distress is a really wonderful and fulfilling job
par Julie P•
THis is very informative and relevant to my work. I find the topic simple and understandable. THe presentation of each topic was clearly explained and the video as simulation ion presentation captures the essentials of the inputs given.
par Salma M•
I enjoyed taking this course, it was my first time to study online. And this experience made me adopt the idea of studying online more. My awareness of the PFA has increased and I am sure that it will help more in my job as a case worker volunteer.
par Lakshmi S S•
The course is a brief descriptor of handling people in acute stress. Dr. Everley was fantastic in his approach and the learning materials are very comprehensive and easy to understand. The simulation videos added advantage to the learning process.
par Clara S•
This course is AMAZING! It is helpful to all individuals that participate in emergency response. I feel that the skills I obtained in this course will better prepare me to assist those in distress during deployments. Thank you, Johns Hopkins :)
par Chrisa L•
Πάρα πολύ καλό, πολύ κατανοητά όλα όσα ειπώθηκαν στα μαθήματα. Η επανάληψη και η συνεχείς υπενθύμιση κάποιων πραγμάτων κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων βοήθησε ώστε να κρατήσεις τα βασικά βήματα. Πολύ ευχαριστημένη από τις γνώσεις που μας μετέφερε.
par Cahyo P A•
As a clinical psychologist, this course helps me put things into more grounded perspective. For example, upon how should I teach others to facilitate distress of the people next to them, and how to take care of themselves before attend to others.
par Ayeshika W•
This course was very informative and presents simulations to contextualize PFA strategies. The content is useful for personal and professional use. I would highly recommend taking this course to others, especially to those who work in education.
par AARTI K J•
great experience. easy to understand .. i have learned so many things during this course which help me in future to deal with crisis situation and how to deal with this effectively .. thank you so much for making this course easy to understand .
par Shawn L J L•
This course provides a very practical approach to teaching Psychological First Aid. As a helper, I can use the skills taught in this class to help the people I volunteer with. I recommend this course to anyone interested in learning a new skill.
par Oliver S•
Un curso bastante preciso y claro con respecto al tema a tratar excelente para personas relacionadas y no relacionadas con el área psicológica. Los videos con información correcta y clara para lograr el objetivo en el tiempo que está planteado.
par Sowmya S T K•
Extremely organized, valuable, informative, and helpful course!! I truly enjoyed the process of learning and the very user-friendly manner in which it was set up. A very, very rewarding experience! Will highly recommend this to my stakeholders.
par Chee S S•
This course effectively summarizes the key elements involved in psychological first aid and provides a clear framework on how to administer psychological first aid in the field. The video examples were helpful to illustrate key learning points.
par Nalaka G•
Explains a very good model which could be adopted and used to train relief workers in terms of providing psychological support in a case of a disaster. Course is structured nicely and provide simulation videos to comprehend the material better.
par Kavin V G•
Though I'm not from any disaster care background, this course helped me a lot to at least identify and help people undergoing any kind of depression or stress which would obviously help me help my fellow humans and help take better care of me!
par Saul R•
Well develop course and very interesting subjects to learn. I have never done it before, but I hope to help people if the opportunity arise. Maybe volunteer myself when is need it.
Fun course to learn and I hope to help people when is need it.
par Omid A•
I found this very useful. I can surely say that my vision toward survivors is surely not the same as the one I had prior to this course. And of course, my attitude would not be the previous one.
Lastly, George Everly, the instructor is awesome!
par Maria V•
I'd like to thank the author of this course for the methodology of the studying process. I feel I'm able to apply my new knowledge to real life situations (hopefully, I would never have to) due to practiacal cases used in this MOOC. Thank you!
par Nicholas O•
This course provided a good, practical approach to the position. Including some of the real-world potential trauma that should be understood before approaching the career. I would definitely recommend it to anyone that may consider the field.
par Luz R C S•
I learned to take a different look at social support and crisis intervention. Above all, it is for different professions in charge of the health field, I really believe that I have learned some tools that can help me in any event or disaster.
par Alicia N•
Very useful. I work as a school psychologist, but I got very limited training in crisis intervention. This course not only filled many gaps in my knowledge, but gave me much greater confidence about working with students in crisis situations.
par Mohini D•
Precise and Well Paced. This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to help a person in crisis. It may be also applied to personal life making you better equipped to face difficult situations. Thank you Professor for such a great course.