Developed by the National Centre for Suicide Prevention, SFA Lite gives participants practical skills to prevent someone dying by suicide.
About this event
Suicide First Aid Lite with Young People
Most people thinking of suicide do not want their lives to end, they want the pain to stop, therefore….
Most people thinking about suicide let others know, consciously or unconsciously. Therefore if we knew the signs and how to respond…
Suicide has to be one of the most preventable deaths.
Talking or even listening to somebody talk about suicide can be scary, and sadly many folk think that asking a person if they’re thinking about suicide it may plant the idea in their head, this is a myth.
Join me, Tabby Kerwin, performance coach and trained instructor in mental health and suicide first aid, as I teach the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting.
SFA Lite is comprised of 2 parts, each approximately 90 minutes duration.
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.
This course is aimed at how we can spot signs and host an intrvention with young people of school and university age.
Methods Of Learning:
This is a 3.5 hour online course , using tutor-facilitated class-based learning, tutor-led group work and audio-visual presentations.
Who should attend?
Anyone working with or with an interest in helping young people and supporting others, including multi-sector practitioners such as health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community member.