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Funded Training

We have the opportunity to provide funded SP-EAK and ASIST training for High School staff in the North West only.  This doesn’t have to just be teachers, it can be school nurses, pastoral care etc, but you must have a link to a North West High School for the places to be free.

If you have any questions about whether you are eligible for a funded place please email: northwest@papyrus-uk.org

 

 SP-EAK Suicide Prevention – Explore, Ask, Keep-Safe (3.5hrs): The workshop aims to prepare participants to identify those with thoughts of suicide, respond effectively and connect them with support.

The key objectives are

  • To consider our attitudes around suicide
  • To recognise the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • To talk openly about suicide with that person and how we ask about those thoughts
  • To understand how to listen to someone talking about suicide
  • To support safety (and a safety plan) with someone thinking of suicide

When: Friday 8th November, 2019.

Time: 9.30am-1pm

Where: Making Space, Lyne House, 46 Allen Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 7JB

Book your free place here.

Funded places available for high school staff in the North West only.

 

 ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2 days): A skills building workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide first aid interventions.

The key objectives for you to learn to

  • Consider personal and societal attitudes to suicide
  • To enable you to spot the signs that someone may be having thoughts of suicide
  • Engage them in a safe, appropriate and non-judgmental way
  • Seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and identify reasons for living
  • Review current risk and develop a joint plan to keep someone safe from suicide
  • Follow up on all safety commitments, signposting for further help and community resources as needed

When: Thursday 28th & Friday 29th November 2019

Time: 9am – 5pm both days

Where: Warrington & Vale Royal College

Book your free place here.

Funded places available for high school staff in the North West only.

 

If you have any questions please get in touch with our North West Team by email: northwest@papyrus-uk.org

 

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