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AVI TENENBAUM PFA

Psychological First Aid 

We provide international training in Psychological First Aid to Mental Health & Medical Professionals, Educators, Community Leadership, Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, Military, and Search & Rescue.

AVI TENENBAUM PFA offers practical knowledge & tools to deal with some of life’s hardest moments; during wartime, natural or civil disasters, an unexpected death, and more. 

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Some of Our
Recent Work

A partial list of major wars, disasters, & events that AVI TENENBAUM PFA has responded to since 2020

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COVID-19

Meron Civil Disaster

Sorotzkin Arson Fires

Operation Guardian of the Walls

Walder Scandal

Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Videos
Videos on some of our recent work can be found here

 
Articles
Articles on several recent disasters can be found here

 
 
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Topics we cover

TOPICS WE COVER

AVI TENENBAUM PFA tailors each course or presentation to the unique needs of the participants and community.


During times of tragedy & war we provide intervention for acute trauma & grief, both online and at the scene of disaster itself.
During times of calm we regularly teach on the following topics -

  • Psychological First Aid for Acute Trauma & Disaster

  • Mental Health Early Intervention (for common MH challenges)

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Grief Leadership for communities & organizations after loss

  • Leadership Development 

  • The Congruence of Jewish Ethics, Theology, and Mental Health

Who do we teach?

WHO DO WE TEACH?

We offer local & international training in Psychological First Aid to Mental Health & Medical Professionals, Educators, Organizations, Community Leadership, Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, Military, and Search & Rescue.

What formats do we teach in?

WHAT FORMATS
DO WE TEACH IN?

Contact us to inquire about these or other services:

  • Crisis Intervention when tragedy strikes, online or on-site of a disaster

  • Day Workshops 

  • 14 Hour Intensive Courses 

  • 1.5 Hour talks 

  • International Missions to disaster zones

  • Conference Presentations

  • Online Events

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YOUTUBE CHANNEL 

Join our YouTube channel to  keep up to date whenever Avi Tenenbaum and his guest experts teach on a variety of interesting topics, including-

  • disaster trauma

  • tips for first responders

  • content for therapists

  • mental health wellbeing & personal growth

  • and more.

 

About Us

Avi Tenenbaum MA CASAP is an expert in Disaster Behavioral Health and Psychological First Aid.


His experience includes providing aid for people coping in the wake of numerous large-scale disasters and wars including the Second Lebanon War, Hurricane Harvey, Pittsburg Tree-of-Life Massacre, Haifa 2016 Fires, Covid-19, Operation Cast-Lead, Meron Civil Disaster, Karlin Bleacher Collapse, Sorotzkin Arson Fires, Operation Guardian of the Walls, and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, as well as an estimated 2000 small-scale tragedies, as a psychological first aid provider, trainer, & supervisor.


Avi is a sought-after speaker, trainer, & panel member on the topics of acute trauma & grief, resiliency, addiction, mental health wellbeing, leadership, and the congruence of classic Jewish theology & ethics with mental health.


Aside from an academic background, Avi has the rank of sergeant as a volunteer law enforcement officer in Israel Police’s operational units as well as being a trained Emergency Medical Technician, giving him first-hand exposure to acute trauma from the position of a first responder in both the EMS & Law Enforcement worlds.

Avi Tenenbaum

What We Do?

AVI TENENBAUM PFA offers practical knowledge & tools to deal with some of life’s hardest moments; during wartime, natural or civil disasters, an unexpected death, and more. PFA is an acronym for “Psychological First Aid”.


Who do we teach?
We offer local & international training in Psychological First Aid to

  • Mental Health & Medical Professionals Educators,

  • Organizations, Community Leadership

  • Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, Military, and Search & Rescue.


What formats do we teach in?
Contact us to inquire about these or other services:

  • Crisis Intervention when tragedy strikes, online or on-site​
    of a disaster

  • Day Workshops 

  • 14 Hour Intensive Courses 

  • 1.5 Hour talks 

  • International Missions to disaster zones

  • Conference Presentations

  • Online Events