Suicide First Aid Lite (Awareness)

December 2, 2021 By Olivia-Louise Hamilton Off
Changing Minds Training

Suicide First Aid Lite (Awareness)

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An awareness session teaching some basic skills to help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe and alive.


Course Overview

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, this programme is delivered over 3-4 hours as a suicide prevention awareness session. The programme teaches the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and to pass the person onto a suicide first aider. Taught using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a has some interactive elements and is an emotionally engaging learning experience.   Course Content Part 1

  • ​Introduction to the session; programme, ourselves and suicide prevention
  • Stigma and survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
  • Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
  • Intention of behaviour versus outcome of behaviour
  • Possible causes of suicide thoughts
  • Suicide –the ripple effect

Part 2​

  • ‘I’m really glad you told me’ audio visual
  • Meeting the needs of a person who is thinking about suicide
  • Suicide Safety Guide
  • Recognising and asking about suicide
  • Referring a person onto suicide first aiders

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Date And Time

02-11-2022 @ 12:00 to
02-11-2022 @ 16:00

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