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On The Go (OTG) – ONLINE Suicide Bereavement Training – Suicide Bereavement and Language

Aims and target audience


  • To explore why language is important in suicide bereavement and increase understanding of appropriate language use
  • To offer an opportunity to update language skills by taking a fresh and contemporary look at recent linguistic changes in this field.

Target Audience

This module is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with those bereaved by suicide. For experienced practitioners this module offers an opportunity to refresh linguistic practice, while for those new to these conversations, it offers an opportunity to discuss sensitive issues around language in a safe space.

Learning outcomes

Attendees undertaking the training will:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of why language is important in suicide bereavement
  • Have practical examples of acceptable words and phrases to draw on to support better conversations
  • Develop greater skills and confidence in communicating with adults bereaved by suicide

This module is CPD accredited.

Delivery methods and styles

ONLINE – delivered by two trainers

Assessment, CPD credits, certification

This module is CPD accredited.

Last Updated December 15, 2022

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