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Suicide First Aid
Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. 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.
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.
Taught over 6 hours using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience. The course has been accredited by City & Guilds of London. Upon satisfactory completion participants attain 6 NQF credits at level 4.
Why Suicide First Aid?
Suicide is one of the most preventable deaths yet accounted for the loss of 6,859 lives in the UK and Republic of Ireland in 2018 (Samaritans, 2019)
The current evidence suggests there is return on investment (ROI) for prevention and promotion interventions (Every Mind, 2020)
Boost employee motivation & commitment
60% of employees would feel more motivated in their employer took action to support mental health and well-being. (Mind, 2013)
Demonstrate GOLD standard
Setting the “Gold Standard in Suicide Prevention Training” – Dr Paul Rogers