Suicide First Aid Lite Course via Zoom on the 30th November
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Join us on this virtual Suicide First Aid (SFA) Lite course.
Suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and basic skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay alive.
Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, this programme is delivered over 3 hours as a suicide prevention awareness session. You will be trained by Simon who is an experienced suicide prevention trainer.
The Suicide First Aid Lite (Virtual) course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive.
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SFA Lite is comprised of 2 parts, each 90 minutes duration, includes a break and two mini comfort breaks. The programme teaches the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and to pass the person onto a suicide first aider.
Part 1 – 90 minutes
- Introduction to the session; programme, ourselves and suicide prevention
- Stigma and survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
- Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
- Intention of behaviour versus outcome of behaviour
- Possible causes of suicide thoughts
- Suicide – the ripple effect
Part 2 – 90 minutes
- ‘I’m really glad you told me’ audio visual
- Suicide Safety Guidance
- Recognising and asking about suicide
- Referring a person onto suicide first aiders
Suicide First Aid Lite (Virtual) training offers learning outcomes that are knowledge based and factual. The information is easy to grasp for people of all skill levels and those with no prior knowledge of the subject. It is designed to meet the needs of virtual groups.
Methods of delivery:
Taught over 3 hours using tutor facilitated socratic learning, tutor-led role- play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a has some interactive elements and is an emotionally engaging learning experience.
No previous experience or training is necessary. Participants will be asked to self- reflect and empathise with a person having thoughts of suicide. There is no expectation on participants to share personal experiences.
Who should attend?
- Members of all communities who want to save lives.
- Multi-sector practitioners including health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community members.
- Book and pay now£60£600£0