This is a 7 hour course taught over two days (SATURDAY THE 6TH AND SUNDAY THE 7TH OF FEBRUARY 2021) in two 3.5 hour sessions, teaching suicide intervention skills.
Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a two-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. This course is for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.
SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts. 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.
Methods of delivery:
Tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audiovisual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience taught on ZOOM.
No previous experience or training is necessary. Participants will be asked to self- reflect and empathise with a person having thoughts of suicide.
Who should attend?
Multi-sector practitioners including health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community members.
Participants will gain 6 NQF credit points at Level 4 by completing a workbook of tasks that are assessed against the set learning outcomes.