This course aims to create empathy and challenge stigma by helping participants develop their understanding of suicidal behaviour, suicide mitigation, and promote their role in suicide prevention.
Benefits of course:
- Develops understanding & compassion
- Tackles myths, stigma and barriers
- Introduces concept that suicide is not inevitable – people can be helped
- Based on the latest research and evidence
- Helps delegates understand how distress develops and how people can be best supported
- Develops common language between community, services and those in distress
- Gives delegates confidence and skills for talking to someone in distress
- Equips delegates with the knowledge of how to make their own Safety Plan
At the end of the module participants will be able to: Develop a compassionate approach suitable for a demanding and time-pressured environment. They will know their role in suicide prevention and be able to use the resources provided to enhance their response to someone in distress and at risk of suicide.
Who should attend?
- Front line professionals working in health and social care
- Anyone with a special interest.