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 our office (office@prevent-suicide.org.uk) for a quote, available dates or more information.

Latest News!

14 November 2017

First suicideTALK delivered in Brighton & Hove

Grassroots are incredibly proud of our 20 new ambassadors who took an hour out of their day to take suicideTALK on 25 October 2017.

The 20 members of the public are now equipped with the skills and confidence to ask about suicide. Talking about suicide openly and honestly lets other people know it's ok to ask for help, and that they can talk to you. It's also crucial in helping to de-stigmatise using the word "suicide" in conversations. If more people are asking for help with their thoughts of suicide then it could mean more suicides are prevented.

The first suicideTALK delivered in Brighton & Hove was been funded by donations on World Suicide Prevention Day 2017, so we would like to thank the public in Brighton for helping to make this course happen. 

21 August 2017

Exciting announcement!

On Friday 8 September Grassroots Suicide Prevention will be relaunching their suicide prevention App #StayAlive.

Stay Alive is the ideal tool to help people who are suffering with thoughts of suicide to be reminded of their own reasons for living and access support in times of crisis. It’s also a great resource for carers supporting people with thoughts of suicide.

We currently have 30,000 downloads and are looking to significantly add to this during World Suicide Prevention Day, on 10 September 2017.Your support could help save a life. 

How? By downloading this free, award-winning app you will help highlight the importance of suicide prevention.

Download the Stay Alive app now, available free on the App Store or Google Play.

Take a minute, change a life.

More news...

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