A-OK NZ

SFANZ

Suicide First Aid
1 day suicide first aid intervention training

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Description

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.  We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience: for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

COURSE CONTENT

  • The impact and value of personal and professional experience with suicide
  • Barriers that prevent people at risk seeking help
  • Prevalence of suicide thoughts and suicide behaviours
  • The Signs of Suicide and the Suicide-Safety Guide
  • Partership working and community resources

METHODS OF DELIVERY

Taught over 6 hours using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audiovisual presentations.  This is highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Suicide behaviours; resigns and magnitude of the community health problem
  • Role of the carer in managing suicide interventions; different roles with different people
  • Understand approaches and process of suicide intervention including desired outcomes
  • Understand the importance of self-reflection and personal impact when working with suicide and people at risk 
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