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 email@example.com to organise a closed session.
- SP-ARK (Suicide Prevention Awareness, Resource, Knowledge)
SP-ARK (30 minutes): An introduction to Suicide Prevention. The key objectives are
- To raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention
- To promote PAPYRUS – what we can do, how you can help and how we can help you
- To develop HOPE for a suicide-safer community
- To understand the importance of self-care
Please note, SP-ARK is an awareness session and not a skills building training 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)
- 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
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
To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When: November 2020
Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
To book: Booking has not opened for this course. Please email email@example.com to register your interest.