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Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training

This 2-hour training is suitable for anyone working with vulnerable clients or those interested in learning more about Suicide Prevention.

Delegates will learn practical skills to improve confidence to provide support to someone who is feeling suicidal. The training will also highlight the importance of listening, offers basic dos and don’ts, and creates a rare and valuable opportunity to talk openly about suicide.

An understanding of the mental health drivers that can cause suicidal thoughts will be gained, along with learning the ability to recognise the signs that someone may be feeling suicidal early on. Finally, the training will also provide people with the confidence to support other vulnerable people and reduce the risk of a suicide attempt being made.

The learning outcomes achieved from this training are:

  • Increased understanding of suicide
  • Skills to promote supportive communication
  • Increased awareness of the needs of a suicidal person
  • Skills to effectively and confidently support a person at risk of suicide
  • Increased awareness of importance of self-care for good mental health
  • Strategies for building resilience and increasing hope
  • Increased knowledge of referral pathways
  • Essential practical knowledge
  • Skills and confidence to support a person at risk of suicide

The upcoming dates and times for the training are:

  • 12th August 14:00 – 16:00 – Please note that this session is now full!
  • 8th September 12:00 – 14:00
  • 6th October 12:00 – 14:00
  • 3rd November 12:00 – 14:00
  • 1st December 12:00 – 14:00

Please contact suicidepreventiontraining@mindchwf.org.uk if you have any questions or would like more information.

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