This three-day training introduces participants to ‘PFA in Groups – Support to teams.’ It
has been developed for trained psychosocial staff or volunteers, team leaders, managers
or others with responsibility for the well-being of teams of Red Cross and Red Crescent
National Societies staff or volunteers. The training enables participants to:
• assess if a PFA and support meeting is needed
• prepare for a PFA and support meeting
• run a PFA and support meeting
• manage time and facilitate the meeting so everyone feels included
• handle difficult reactions and disclosures
• manage group participation, dynamics and interactions
• promote peer support
• provide PFA to individuals and support to the group at the same time
• know when and how to refer a person for additional help.