A Life Worth Living Course (online) South Tyneside

Date/Time

09/12/2021 at 9:15 am - 1:30 pm

Suicide Prevention Training South Tyneside

Date: 9th Dec 2021

Time: 9.15-1.30pm

Location: Online (zoom details will be sent prior to course commencing)

You will need to download the most recent version of Zoom ‘5’ to your device and check your camera and microphone are working before the course. To prevent any delays you must log into the zoom room at 9am

Aims: Both nationally and regionally we are challenged with preventing suicide. By training our community we can tackle the stigma associated with suicide and reach many more people and their families. This half day training course focuses upon a community approach to suicide prevention and intervention.
This training is funded by South Tyneside Council and places are
limited to those working and/or residing in South Tyneside.

Objectives:

  • Offer support and information to people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts
  • Support local people to identify ‘a life worth living’ and equip workers and
    volunteers with the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to offer support and information to a potentially suicidal person.
  • Provide them with knowledge to signpost to local services and access the
    relevant pathway of support
  • Reduce suicides

Upon completion of the training workshop delegates will have developed
competencies in the areas of skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with
suicide prevention

There are many myths about suicide, get the facts ……attend the training.
Due to the subject of this training it is not recommended for those who have
recently been bereaved and for some who may be experiencing
suicidal thoughts.

Please ensure you are able to complete the full course before booking as not attending, leaving the course without explanation or cancelling within 5 days prior to the course commencing will incur a £50.00 cancellation fee.

Bookings

A supportive person is required as the course can be emotive and we need to have a person in place should you require additional support during the course, this can be a colleague, friend, relative etc.


Booking and Cancellation Policy

Whilst there is no payment taken at the time of booking your fully funded space via our online booking system Washington Mind reserves the right to charge a £50.00 fee as agreed with funders for the following:

  • Cancellation of attendance within 0 - 7 days before the training session
  • None attendance on the day of the training session ( DNA)
  • None completion of all sessions that apply to delivery of the course in full.
  • An alternative delegate may be substituted by an organisation without charge for the whole course. Delegates can NOT be substituted partway through the training course.
  • The delegate is aware that Washington Mind’s mental health training programme covers emotive subjects such as suicide, self-harm, death and dying.
  • By submitting the booking form, the delegate agrees to the dates, times and the subsequent charge referenced
  • The delegate must be able to attend the training session in FULL
  • Washington Mind reserve the right to cancel a training session for operational reasons at any time
  • Please contact Washington Mind if you wish to discuss or clarify anything further before making a booking

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