Suicide First Aid
This course is about hope. It is a 1-day training solution teaching suicide intervention skills. The course has been accredited by City & Guilds of London. Upon satisfactory completion participants attain 6 credits at level 4.
Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience: for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide
SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts, each approximately 90 minutes duration. The program 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.
Introduction to: the day; program; ourselves and suicide prevention
Stigma, Survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
Suicide – the Ripple Effect
Suicide thoughts and suicide behavior
Intention of behaviour Versus Outcome of behaviour
Possible Causes of Suicide thoughts
Methods of Delivery
SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts, each approximately 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.
No previous experience or training is necessary. Participants will be asked to self- reflect and empathise with a person having thoughts of suicide.
Participants will gain 6 credit points at Level 4 by completing a workbook of tasks that are assessed against the set learning outcomes. This is the National Qualification in Suicide Prevention for the United Kingdom.