Suicide First Aid Understanding Intervention Outline

Suicide First Aid Lite: Virtual the Internationally recognised half day qualification to respond to someone experiencing a suicidal crisis. For prices click here : Price List

This course is:

• The One Day course for Suicide First Aid
• Endorsed by UK ‘Skills for Health’ framework
• Assured by City & Guilds with the option to enrol in City & Guilds Level 4 Accredited Unit of Learning
• Also receiving a Certification on completion of written assignment towards this unit of learning

There are:

• No pre-training requirement

Course content:

SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts, each 90 minutes duration. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide- safety as a first aid approach.

Part 1 – 09:15 to 11:00

• Introduction to: the day; programme; ourselves and suicide prevention
• Stigma, Survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
• Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
• Intention of behaviour Versus Outcome of behaviour
• Possible Causes of Suicidal thoughts

Part 2 – 11:15 to 12:45

• Suicide – the Ripple Effect
• Population-based approach to suicide prevention
• Partnership working
• Working with attitudes and values
• “I’m so glad you told me” – Audio visual

Part 3 – 13:30 to 14:45

• Meeting the needs of a person who is thinking about suicide
• Suicide-Safety Guide
• Step 1 – Recognising suicide and asking about suicide
• Step 2 – Understanding options

Part 4 – 15:00 to 16:30

• Step 3 – Safeguarding suicide
• Suicide-safety and self-care
• The risk assessment approach
• Suicide and suicide gestures
• Future learning

Suicide First Aid Understanding Intervention (SFAUI)

training offers learning outcomes that are knowledge based and factual. This training can be used as a stand-alone programme or as the first part of a journey to learn suicide prevention skills.

Suitable For?

Multi-sector managers and practitioners including health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community groups or members.

Suicide Prevention Webinar

DEAR ALL DUE TO A TECHNICAL ISSUE, WE WHERE UNABLE TO START OUR SUICIDE PREVENTION WEBINAR, PLEASE STAY CONNECTED WITH US, AS WE WILL BE REARRANGING THE DATE.

WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

This webinar aims to teach the basic skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and to enable them to engage the support they need , eventually signposting that person onto a suicide first aider or other professional support.

The insight gained from this webinar on the topic of suicide and the continuum that prevails will aid learners to become more aware of their interactions with people potentially needing support.  

Date: March 22, 2023

Time: Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Facilitator Name:  Michelle Kelly

The learning outcomes aim to raise your insight so that you can spot the early signs of someone needing support, before they escalate to crisis point. Statistics show that the earlier intervention takes place the better the outcomes are for a fuller recovery.

  • Understand how language and the Stigma that can be attached can hinder or aid the support of someone in crisis.
  • Understand the Suicide Continuum
  • Understand the Intention of behavior versus outcome of behavior 
  • Postvention, responding to safeguard after an incident
  • Understand the importance of self-care when supporting others in crisis

For more information on this webinar please visit: https://chooselovemovement.org/events/suicide-prevention/?occurrence=2023-03-22

For more information on choose love events please visit: https://legacy.chooselovemovement.org/events/

Suicide First Aid Lite (SFA Lite)

Course Overview

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.

This course is:

• The Half Day course for Suicide First Aid

• Endorsed by UK ‘Skills for Health’ framework

• Assured by City & Guilds

• Option for learner to register for assured digital badge/certificate for £30

There are:

• No pre-training requirement

Course content:

SFA Lite is comprised of 2 parts, each 90 minutes duration. 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 – 9:30 to 11:00

• 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

Break

Part 2 – 11:30 to 13:00

• ‘I’m really glad you told me’ audio visual

• Suicide Safety Guidance

• Recognising and asking about suicide

• Referring a person onto suicide first aiders

End of Day

Suicide First Aid Lite

Suicide First Aid Lite (Virtual) training offers learning outcomes that are knowledge based and factual. This training can be used as a stand-alone programme or as the first part of a journey to learn suicide prevention skills.

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