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Suicide First Aid - Understanding Suicide Intervention

Course Description

Suicide First Aid - Understanding Suicide Intervention

Code: SE297

Date: Thursday 19th March 2020

Time: 9.00am-4:30pm

Duration: 8 hour

Location: Belfast Area- Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Cost: £95.00 (once you register for the course, we will be in touch to arrange payment)

Description: Suicide First Aid is a one day training programme for groups of up to 16 people, and is accredited by City & Guilds, making it the route to the UK’s only national qualification in Suicide Prevention. The programme is evidence-based, interactive, and covers both theory and practical skills. Participants learn and practice the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide, and to competently intervene to help create a safe plan, as a first aid approach.

Outcomes:

  • Suicide behaviour; reasons and magnitude of the community health problem.
  • Role of the carer in managing suicide interventions; different roles with different people
  • Understand approaches and process of suicide intervention including desired outcomes
  • Understand the importance of self-reflection and personal impact when working with suicide and people at risk 

 

QUALIFICATION:

Participants will gain 6 QCF credit points at Level 4 by completing a workbook of tasks that are assessed against the set learning outcomes.

The qualification costs £85* per learner (optional and extra to subsidised place)

Relevance: Multi-sector practitioners including health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community members

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