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PAPYRUS offers a range of suicide prevention training, which is available to individuals, organisations and communities who want to create a suicide-safer society.

From our free* 30-minute SPARK session to our CPD-accredited SPOT and SPEAK sessions, to LivingWork’s comprehensive two-day ASIST course, our array of training equips you to make a difference and gives you the confidence to help keep people around you safe from suicide. 

To book, please browse our upcoming suicide prevention education and training sessions, below:

For further information about our courses and what we can offer – please contact our training team: training@papyrus-uk.org

*one funded SPARK session per organisation/ group; subsequent sessions will need to be purchased

 

SPOT: Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial – 90 minutes (CPD-accredited)

SPOT: Online Session

SPOT: Online Session

Date: 16/05/2024

SPOT : Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial –What everyone needs to know (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To understand the prevalence and impact of suicide
  • To explore the language, and the challenges, when talking openly about suicide
  • To recognise the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community.

Delivery Time: 90 minutes

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SPOT: Kircubbin, Northern Ireland

SPOT: Kircubbin, Northern Ireland

Date: 11/03/2024

SPOT : Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial –What everyone needs to know (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To understand the prevalence and impact of suicide
  • To explore the language, and the challenges, when talking openly about suicide
  • To recognise the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community.

Delivery Time: 90 minutes

This session is funded by South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, and is open to those who live and work within the South Eastern Trust area

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SPOT: Bangor, Northern Ireland

SPOT: Bangor, Northern Ireland

Date: 13/03/2024

SPOT : Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial –What everyone needs to know (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To understand the prevalence and impact of suicide
  • To explore the language, and the challenges, when talking openly about suicide
  • To recognise the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community.

Delivery Time: 90 minutes

This session is funded by South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, and is open to those who live and work within the South Eastern Trust area

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SPOT: Online Session

SPOT: Online Session

Date: 12/03/2024

SPOT : Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial –What everyone needs to know (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To understand the prevalence and impact of suicide
  • To explore the language, and the challenges, when talking openly about suicide
  • To recognise the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community.

Delivery Time: 90 minutes

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SPEAK: Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep Safe – 3.5 hours (CPD-accredited)

SPEAK: Online Session

SPEAK: Online Session

Date: 22/05/2024

SPEAK: Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep Safe – An introduction to Suicide Prevention skills (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To consider the attitudes, myths and stigma that surround suicide
  • To recognise and explore the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To encourage an open, safe and sensitive conversation about suicide with a person having thoughts of suicide
  • To support a safety plan with someone thinking of suicide.

Delivery Time: 3.5 hours

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SPEAK: Bangor, Northern Ireland

SPEAK: Bangor, Northern Ireland

Date: 27/03/2024

SPEAK: Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep Safe – An introduction to suicide prevention skills (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To consider the attitudes, myths and stigma that surround suicide
  • To recognise and explore the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To encourage an open, safe and sensitive conversation about suicide with a person having thoughts of suicide
  • To support a safety plan with someone thinking of suicide.

Delivery Time: 3.5 hours

This session is funded by South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, and is open to those who live and work within the South Eastern Trust area

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SPEAK: Kircubbin, Northern Ireland

SPEAK: Kircubbin, Northern Ireland

Date: 25/03/2024

SPEAK: Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep Safe – An introduction to suicide prevention skills (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To consider the attitudes, myths and stigma that surround suicide
  • To recognise and explore the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To encourage an open, safe and sensitive conversation about suicide with a person having thoughts of suicide
  • To support a safety plan with someone thinking of suicide.

Delivery Time: 3.5 hours

This session is funded by South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, and is open to those who live and work within the South Eastern Trust area

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SPEAK: Online Session

SPEAK: Online Session

Date: 15/04/2024

SPEAK: Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep Safe – An introduction to suicide prevention skills (CPD-accredited)

The key objectives are

  • To consider the attitudes, myths and stigma that surround suicide
  • To recognise and explore the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To encourage an open, safe and sensitive conversation about suicide with a person having thoughts of suicide
  • To support a safety plan with someone thinking of suicide.

Delivery Time: 3.5 hours

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SPARK: Suicide Prevention Awareness, Resources, Knowledge – 30 minutes, free*

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – two days

ASIST: Worcester, England

ASIST: Worcester, England

Date: 15/05/2024

ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training: A skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide first aid interventions.

The key objectives for you to learn to

  • To consider personal and societal attitudes to suicide
  • To learn the most widely used suicide prevention model in the world
  • To recognise, and act on, the signs that someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and identify reasons for living
  • To review current risk and develop a joint plan to keep someone safe from suicide, signposting for further help and community resources as needed.

Delivery Time: 2 days 9:00- 17:00

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ASIST: Warrington, England

ASIST: Warrington, England

Date: 16/04/2024

ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training: A skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide first aid interventions.

The key objectives for you to learn to

  • To consider personal and societal attitudes to suicide
  • To learn the most widely used suicide prevention model in the world
  • To recognise, and act on, the signs that someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and identify reasons for living
  • To review current risk and develop a joint plan to keep someone safe from suicide, signposting for further help and community resources as needed.

Delivery Time: 2 days 9:00-17:00

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