Suicide Awareness Training ( 3 hours) Connecting with People Modules.

The Connecting with People Modules are based on principles derived from research and have been extensively peer-reviewed by international experts in self-harm and suicide prevention, people with lived experience, practitioners and third sector (NGO) experts

This module aims to create empathy and challenge stigma by helping participants develop their understanding of suicidal behaviour, suicide mitigation and promotes their role in suicide prevention.

It is suitable for front line professionals working in health and social care or anyone with a special interest. Different scenarios are used to tailor the training to participants from different backgrounds.

At the end of the module participants will be able to develop a compassionate approach suitable for a demanding and time-pressured environment. They will know their role in suicide prevention and be able to use the resources provided to enhance their response to someone in distress and at risk of suicide.

The Course dates are as follows and booking is essential. All courses to be held at Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

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10th February 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

13th February 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

20th February 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

26th February 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

4th March 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

18th March 2020 10-1pm Wandsworth Town Hall in Room 140 or 145. Please sign in at Marble Hall Reception and check room location on the board.

About the Trainer:

Kirstie Sheehy BA (Hons), M.A, AAPM

Kirstie Sheehy is a Criminologist and a Mental Health Trainer of International and Nationally accredited courses. Kirstie has been delivering and writing training packages for 25 years and is a qualified City and Guilds Teacher for Adult Learners.

Kirstie is a licenced Connecting with People Trainer and delivers the Suicide Awarenss and Suicide Response training modules.

Kirstie has developed and managed a large number of award winning and highly acclaimed projects involving offenders, homeless individuals, those with substance misuse issues and mental health problems in both the voluntary and statutory sector for over 25 years.

More recently she has written and delivered 8 bespoke training modules for Wandsworth and Richmond Borough Council for their MECC workforce development training called ‘Healthy Communities’.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The Suicide Awareness Module is for trainees aged 18 and over

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is no parking at Wandsworth Town Hall. Please use the postcode SW18 2PU to search for parking and transport links.

What can I bring into the event?

Please feel free to bring refreshments and snacks with you.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Yes certainly. Please contact your trainer Kirstie Sheehy directly kirstie.sheehy@yahoo.co.uk

What's the refund policy?

Your course has been fully funded by Wandsworth and Richmond Borough Council and is FREE to trainees.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No Kirstie will have a list of attendees.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes please contact your trainer Kirstie Sheehy directly kirstie.sheehy@yahoo.co.uk

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes if you cannot make the course then please let us know as soon as possible as there is always a waiting list. If a friend or colleague wants to attend instead please let them know the details.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes thats fine. The ticket is transferrable.