ASIST TuneUp (Refresher)

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TuneUp is a half day (3.5 hours) refresher workshop for people who have attended the full ASIST Course in the past. We recommend participants take tune up at least every 2 years in order to maximise their care-giver competencies.

Who is it for?

TuneUp is for ASIST participants who need a reinforcing, follow-up experience.

What are the course aims?

  • To reinforce the model of suicide intervention.
  • To revisit attitudes.
  • To share and explore participants' experiences of suicide interventions.
  • To explore resource and networking issues.

What are the teaching methods?

The course incorporates various teaching methods, including:

  • Presentations.
  • Discussion.
  • Small group work.
  • Interactive video learning.

What are the training outcomes?

Following the ASIST TuneUp course, you will be able to:

  • Better understand the ASIST intervention model.
  • Refine use of risk-review and safe-planning.
  • Increase awareness of the impact of attitudes on suicide first-aid.
  • Develop support networks for suicide intervention within and across organisations.

A TuneUp participant says...

"The course is a brilliant refresher. I left feeling more equipped to continue supporting people in crisis."

Pricing

  Individual place
Standard price £68.00
Voluntary sector organisation or
smaller* organisation (any sector)
£61.20
* smaller means less than 50 paid staff.

Make a booking - Individual place

We regularly run training courses in Brighton & Hove that anyone can book onto. Please check our list of upcoming courses and make a booking by clicking the Eventbrite link below. Payment can be made by PayPal, credit card, cheque or invoice.

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Make a booking - Whole course

This is a cost-effective way of delivering the workshop to between 7 and 30 people in your own training venue. One or two trainers deliver the session, which lasts 3.5 hours with two short breaks. Please contact us at training@prevent-suicide.org.uk for a quote, available dates or more information.

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19 January 2018

Free places on LGBT suicideTALK workshop

As part of LGBT HISTORY MONTH & The B Right On LGBT Community Festival

suicideTALK: A one-hour exploration and awareness-raising session suitable for all individuals and groups within communities. If you are concerned about suicide in your community this training can help you talk about one of the most taboo subjects in the world today.

If you work face to face with members of the LGBT community then SuicideTalk is for you. Grassroots Suicide Prevention, LGBT Switchboard, MindOut and the LGBT Community Safety Forum are working together to ensure that those working in the LGBT community are trained in having conversations about suicide.

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15 January 2018

1st Credit announces suicide prevention partnership with Grassroots

Ethical debt purchaser and credit management firm 1st Credit is to partner suicide prevention charity Grassroots in 2018 in a bid to improve the experiences of vulnerable customers.

With Grassroots as its chosen charity for 2018, 1st Credit, part of global credit management group Intrum, will train its own staff in suicide prevention as well as raising money and helping the charity increase its reach across the financial services sector.

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10 January 2018

A year with Grassroots - looking back at 2017's highlights

This year we have trained over 1,000 people in Suicide alertness and Suicide prevention, we have reached over 37,000 downloads of our #StayAlive app (still counting), and so far more than 2,500 people have taken our “Tell Me” suicide prevention pledge.

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Stay Alive

A mobile app for those at risk of suicide and people worried about someone.

Android App on Google play
Available on the App Store
 
Patient Safety Awards Winner, 2015

Responding to the launch of the Stay Alive app Emma Wadey, Director of Nursing Standards and Safety at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, said:

"Suicide is everyone's business; it devastates so many lives no matter who you are, where you work or where you live. We want to use every method available to us to make Sussex, and beyond, a place where people thinking about suicide are supported and helped in their workplace and their community."
National Suicide Prevention Alliance Member

Thank you to all our clients and funders, including

  • Big Lottery Fund
  • NHS Brighton and Hove
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Department of Health
  • Sussex Community Foundation
  • Lloyds Bank
 
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • East Sussex County Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Ealing
  • Surrey County Council
  • YMCA
  • Royal Navy
  • Crime Reduction Initiatives