This is a half-day (3.5 hours) education and awareness workshop. It is informal in style with an emphasis on experiential learning and participation. The course can be tailored to meet the needs of individual groups.
Anyone involved in supporting someone who self-injures, including health professionals, support workers, housing staff, teachers, youth workers and volunteers.
The session combines various teaching methods, including:
On completing the course, each participant will be able to:
Additionally, each participant will receive a certificate plus an emailed resource pack with further learning materials and information.
"The course has made me aware of reasons behind self-injury, made me more sensitive to clients and more confident to support them. It will definitely improve my practice."
|Voluntary sector organisation or
smaller* organisation (any sector)
|* smaller means less than 50 paid staff.|
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.
This is a cost-effective way of training between 8 and 20 people in your own venue. Two trainers deliver the Understanding Self-Injury session, which lasts 3.5 hours with two short breaks. Please contact our office (email@example.com) for a quote, available dates or more information.
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.
Take a minute, change a life.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Training Manager Greg Burgess. He has extensive knowledge of suicide prevention work and has previously lead on award winning partnerships in Scotland. We are excited to be working with Greg and are looking forward to his contributions to our new men's suicide prevention project in East Sussex.
"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."