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Thinking of Suicide?

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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 (£30pp in London)


    When: Friday 20th September 2019
    Time: 17.30-19.00
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, 7-9 Bream’s Buildings, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £30pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.

  • 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: Friday 13th September 2019
    Time: 12.30 – 15.30
    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 28th September 2019
    Time: 10.00 – 13.30
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, 7-9 Bream’s Buildings, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £60pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Monday 4th November 2019
    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: 22nd & 23rd August 2019
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4R 4BT
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Non-funded spaces on this ASIST are now fully booked. For enquiries please email london@papyrus-uk.org.


    When: 19th & 20th September 2019
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where:St Luke’s Church, Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2AT
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: 3rd & 4th October 2019
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Christ’s Hospital School, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 0LJ
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: 14th & 15th November 2019
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Warwick University, Coventry, CV4 7AL
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


     

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