Thanks to Mind’s Time to Talk Legacy Grant, Buckinghamshire Mind is offering fully funded Suicide First Aid: Children & Young People training to community, charity or public sector employees and volunteers in Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire who work to support young people aged 11-18 in the community.
Developed by the National Centre for Suicide Prevention Training UK, the UK’s most experienced suicide prevention educators, this brand new, City & Guilds assured course, teaches the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any educative setting (ages 11-18) with transferable skills to personal settings.
The course will cover:
The Hidden Toll of Suicide and the Ripple Effect
The Continuum of Suicide
Intention vs Outcome
Adolescent Brain Development
Factors that can Contribute to Suicide Thoughts in CYP including Adverse Childhood Experiences
Suicide Safety Guide (3-step intervention)
Personal Safety Plan
Any staff or volunteers working with young people aged 11-18 in educative and community settings in Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire. No prior knowledge necessary.