Practical, life-saving intervention skills training
Expert instruction from leading suicide prevention trainers
Enhanced understanding and confidence to support at-risk individuals
Commitment to reducing the incidence of preventable deaths by suicide
Costs may vary depending on location and instructor.
£1650 for a groups of 6-10*
£2800 for groups of 10-16*
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Delivered across six immersive hours, our course employs a dynamic blend of Socratic teaching methods facilitated by our instructors, practice sessions led by tutors, concise lectures, collaborative group activities, and impactful audio-visual presentations. This format ensures a deeply engaging and interactive educational experience that resonates on an emotional level.
The Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI) course is meticulously structured into four distinct parts, with each segment designed to last 90 minutes. This structured approach is tailored to enhance the participants’ skills and knowledge, equipping them with the ability to identify and support individuals who may be considering suicide. Our goal is to foster competence in creating an environment of safety, akin to first aid, for those in need.
On completion you will be awarded:
Certificate of Attendance
For those interested in further credentialing, we offer the option to enrol in the City and Guilds accredited unit of learning at an additional cost of £85 per person.
This advanced opportunity includes the completion of a detailed written assignment, designed to enhance your understanding and application of the skills acquired in the course.
Module 1: Foundations of Suicide Prevention
Introduction to the course, the importance of suicide prevention, and our approach
Discussion on stigma and the impact on survivors of bereavement by suicide
Understanding the spectrum from suicidal thoughts to behaviours
Distinguishing between the intention of behaviours and their outcomes
Exploring possible triggers for suicidal thoughts
Module 2: The Community Impact
Examining the ‘Ripple Effect’ of suicide
Strategies for a community-based approach to suicide prevention
The importance of collaborative partnerships
Navigating personal attitudes and societal values towards suicide
Engaging with stories of survival: “I’m so glad you told me” audio-visual presentation
Module 3: Direct Intervention Strategies
How to address the needs of someone considering suicide
Introduction to the Suicide-Safety Guide
Step 1: Recognizing signs of suicide and initiating a conversation
Step 2: Understanding and exploring options together
Module 4: Creating Safety
Step 3: Implementing safeguards for suicide prevention
Emphasizing the importance of self-care for caregivers
Understanding the risk assessment framework
Differentiating between suicidal gestures and intent
Pathways for continued learning and development in suicide prevention
This course is designed to leave you well-prepared to act confidently and effectively in situations where suicide-safety is a concern, potentially saving lives with your intervention. Join us to become an informed and proactive part of the solution in suicide prevention
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