First Psychedelic Aid Course (7 June 2023 - live online) - Compassionate*
Date: 7th June 2023, live online
Foundations course on providing support in challenging psychedelic experience.
More info on our webpage.
Basics of providing psycho-social support in a challenging psychedelic experience
The aim of the course is to extend the competencies of providing basic support during the acute phase of a challenging psychedelic experience for the professional as well as general lay public. The course includes theoretical information, discussion of model situations and experiences from practice, interactive activities, practical skills training and space for questions.
The course is based on research and examples of best practice used worldwide when working with people using psychedelics. The course is guided by experts in psychedelic care, therapy and research.
The training programme covers the following areas:
• Introduction into psychedelics and associated risks
• Challenging psychedelic experience and "bad trip"
• Current trends in psychedelic use around the world
• Psychedelic harm reduction - safe and risky set and setting
• Ethical aspects of peer support
• Basic principles of psychosocial support for challenging psychedelic experiences
*Compassionate course fee - for everyone interested with lower income or socio-economically disadvantaged (e.g. attendants from low or middle income countries, students, disabled persons, seniors, mothers on maternity leave etc.).
Because it is our mission to make our services accessible to people in a variety of life situations, we are making room for this grant program through our work and your support.
Therefore, there are only a limited number of subsidized course fees.
If you are not economically disadvantaged, please get the standard course fee and leave this option for those who truly need it.