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Upcoming Training

Our Training

PAPYRUS deliver face to face training to increase the skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin and encourage Suicide Prevention in young people across the country.

Whether you want to develop your own understanding or that of your community or organisation, our suite of training can meet your needs.

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

  • SP-OT (Suicide Prevention - Overview Training)

    SP-OT (90 minutes): What EVERYONE needs to know The key objectives are

    • To become more aware of the prevalence of suicide
    • To examine personal and societal beliefs around suicide
    • To understand PAPYRUS beliefs around suicide
    • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community

    Cost: £25pp (£30 in London)


     

  • 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 our attitudes around suicide
    • To consider ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide – and how we ask about those
    • To understand how to listen to someone talking about suicide – and why that’s important
    • To discuss your experiences of supporting people with thoughts of suicide – and the importance of debriefing and self-care

    Cost: £55pp (£60pp in London)


     

    When: Monday 27th January 2020
    Time: 10.00 – 13.30
    Where: PAPYRUS West Midlands Office, F8-F9 The Arch, Floodgate street, Birmingham, B5 5SL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Saturday 29th February 2020
    Time: 10.00 – 13.30
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, 7-9 Bream’s Building, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £60pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Wednesday 18th March 2020
    Time: 13.00 – 16.30
    Where: PAPYRUS West Midlands Office, F8-F9 The Arch, Floodgate street, Birmingham, B5 5SL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Friday 29th May 2020
    Time: 10.00 – 13.30
    Where: PAPYRUS West Midlands Office, F8-F9 The Arch, Floodgate street, Birmingham, B5 5SL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.

  • 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

    • 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

    Cost: £165pp


    When: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Birmingham
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th May 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


    When: Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: DLD College, 199 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7FX
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email london@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Thursday 16th and Friday 17th July 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Central London
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Specifics tbc, to register your interest for this course, please email london@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: St Giles Supportive Care Centre, Sutton Coldfield, B75 6JB
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here.  For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org.


    When: November 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Birmingham
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Booking has not opened for this course.  Please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org to register your interest.

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