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.

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