Suicide Brief Intervention training
Aims and target audience
- Reduce the stigma surrounding suicide
- Provide an understanding of the contributing factors to suicide and warning signs
- Increase confidence to communicate compassionately if concerned about someone
- Provide practical skills to promote safety planning with someone who has expressed suicidal thoughts
- Support and signpost families, friends, colleagues, communities who are bereaved by Suicide
Audience: open to all.
Upon completion of the training the learner will have had the opportunity to develop their knowledge and practical tools to confidently:
- Develop an understanding of the contributing factors to suicide and warning signs
- Have the confidence to ask someone if they are experiencing suicidal thoughts
- Safely support someone with suicidal thoughts
- Use our unique Helping Hand Safety Plan
- Support those bereaved by suicide
- Assist in breaking down stigma around suicide and mental health
Delivery methods and styles
Power Point presentation, groups activities, videos and groups discussions.
Knowledge and skills required of the trainers
The training is carried out by qualified and experienced practitioner-trainers in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our participants.
The practitioners have direct experience of supporting adults who have experienced suicidal thoughts and families bereaved by suicide.
Involvement of people with lived experience
The training has been co-designed by people with lived experience of suicide ideation and by those bereaved by suicide.