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Suicide intervention skills print version | course feedback

 
 
     
Duration: This is a one day course

Tutor(s): Suzanne Pearson.

Dates:

   
22/10/2019    
     
Notes: Course outline coming soon    


Course Outline

   

Drawing on evidenced based suicide intervention strategies, this course provides space to talk about suicide and develop suicide safe responses. Consider suicide risk factors, practice suicide intervention skills, and identify approaches and resources to support individuals to make plans to stay safe.

   

Aims

   
  • To increase confidence in engaging with individuals who have thoughts of suicide and understand how to plan for safety.
   

Objectives

   
By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • explore experiences and attitudes about suicide and the implications for suicide safe interventions
  • increase confidence in engaging with individuals about suicide
  • consider suicide risk and how to respond, drawing on evidenced based suicide first response strategies
  • practice evidenced based intervention skills including developing individual plans to stay safe
  • recognise the importance of self-care when supporting a person who has thoughts of suicide
       

    Agenda

       
    Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
         
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