Suicide First Aid: Understanding Suicide Intervention

Suicide First Aid: Understanding Suicide Intervention



Who's it for? Managers

Duration: Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFUASI) is a 6-hour course comprised of 4 parts, each 90 minutes duration.

Session 1 – 9:30 to 11
• Introduction to the day; programme, ourselves and suicide prevention
• Stigma, survivors of bereavement by suicide and the hidden toll
• Suicidal thoughts and behaviour
• Intention of behaviour versus outcome of behaviour
• Possible causes of suicidal thoughts

Session 2 – 11:15 to 12:45
• Suicide – the ripple effect
• Population - based approach to suicide prevention
• Partnership working
• Working with attitudes and values
• "I’m so glad you told me" audio visual

Session 3 – 13:30 to 14:45
• Meeting the needs of a person who is thinking about suicide
• Suicide - safety guide
• Step 1 – recognising suicide and asking about suicide
• Step 2 – understanding options

Session 4 – 15:00 to 16:30
• Step 3 – safeguarding suicide
• Suicide - safety and self-care
• The risk assessment approach
• Suicide and suicide gestures
• Future learning

Delivery: Face to face, tutor led argumentative and cooperative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical
thinking, tutor-led role play. Mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning

No. delegates virtually: 8-16

Course overview:

The Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI) course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is
one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills can help someone with the thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive

Training outcome:

• For anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide

• Teaches and practises the skills and knowledge to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide

• Participants will gain 6 NQF credit points at Level 4 by completing a workbook of tasks that
are assessed against the set learning outcomes.

Why Ben Training?

With mental wellbeing high on the automotive industry agenda, Ben Training is here to help. We deliver effective health and wellbeing training to people working in automotive, supporting everyone from shop floor to top floor to build the self-awareness and good habits that promote resilient mental health, and the skills to help others

Ben Training offers a comprehensive range of face-to-face and online courses and all profits go towards providing support for life to automotive people and their family dependents

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