Professional development


Psychological first aid training to support children and young people 

PHE has launched new psychological first aid training for those who work with or care for children and young people affected by COVID-19 or other crises. This free course will help anyone who cares for or is regularly in contact with children and young people up to the age of 25, including parents and caregivers. You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience as this introductory course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid to children and young people in crisis situations.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, who undertake essential work in education and career support for paediatricians, staff and members on a range of programmes to improve child health - from quality improvement to workforce studies, from research in the UK to global child health programmes invite all children's health professionals to join their engagement collaborative. You'll get regular email updates increasing patient engagement and voice in your work.


Updated: 28/02/2021