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Upcoming sessions

Upcoming Sessions

PAPYRUS deliver presentations, tutorials and training to increase the skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin and encourage Suicide Prevention and suicide-safer communities

Whether you want to develop your own understanding or that of your community or organisation, our education and training products can meet your needs

We endeavour to make our training as accessible as possible. When making a booking please share details of any additional learning or access needs. This will allow our trainers to prepare and make reasonable adjustments

Read our ‘Healthy Education and Training Best Practice’ Resource for COVID-19 here

Please click on the links below for more information on open sessions including dates and cost, or email training@papyrus-uk.org to comission a session.

  • SP-ARK (Suicide Prevention Awareness, Resource, Knowledge)

    SP-ARK (30 minutes): An introduction to Suicide Prevention. The key objectives are

    • To increase awareness of Suicide and Suicide Prevention
    • To provide information about PAPYRUS – Prevention of Young Suicide
    • To develop Hope and encourage action for a suicide safer community
    • To understand the importance of self-care.

    Please note, SP-ARK is an awareness session and not a skills building training session.


    Session: SP-ARKed (e-delivery)
    When: Friday 4 December 2020
    Time: 10am – 11am
    Where: Online
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


    Session: SP-ARKed (e-delivery)
    When: Friday 4 December 2020
    Time: 3pm – 4pm
    Where: Online
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


  • SP-OT (Suicide Prevention Overview Tutorial)

    SP-OT (90 minutes): What EVERYONE needs to know 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.

    Cost: £25pp (£30 in London)


     

    Session: SP-OTed (e-delivery)
    When: Tuesday 1 December 2020
    Time: 10am – 11.30am
    Where: Online
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


    Session: SP-OTed (e-delivery)
    When: Thursday 21 January 2021
    Time: 11am – 12.30pm
    Where: Online
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email london@papyrus-uk.org


    Session: SP-OTed (e-delivery)
    When: Tuesday 23 February 2021
    Time: 10am – 11.30am
    Where: Online
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


     

  • SP-EAK (Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep-safe)

    SP-EAK (3.5 hours) Aims to teach skills to people who have pastoral care or responsibility for young people. 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.

    Cost: £55pp (£60pp in London)


    When: Thursday 3 December 2020
    Time: 9:30am – 1.00pm
    Where: PAPYRUS North West Office. Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1 UP
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Saturday 5 December 2020
    Time: 9:30am – 1.00pm
    Where: Woodbrooke, 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B29 6LJ
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org


     

    When: Wednesday 9 December 2020
    Time: 9am – 1.30pm
    Where: PAPYRUS North West Office. Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1 UP
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


     

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

    ASIST (2 days): A two day, 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.

    Cost: £165pp


    When: Thursday 3 and Friday 4 December 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: University of Worcester
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org


     

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