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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 (£35 in London)


    When: Tuesday 15th October 2019
    Time: 10.00 – 11.30
    Where: PAPYRUS Wales Office, Hastings House, Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, CF24 0BL
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please email cymru@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Tuesday 12th November 2019
    Time: 10.00 – 11.30
    Where: PAPYRUS Wales Office, Hastings House, Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, CF24 0BL
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please email cymru@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Tuesday 10th December 2019
    Time: 10.00 – 11.30
    Where: PAPYRUS Wales Office, Hastings House, Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, CF24 0BL
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please email cymru@papyrus-uk.org

  • 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: Thursday 31st October 2019
    Time: 9.30 – 13.00
    Where: PAPYRUS Wales Office, Hastings House, Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, CF24 0BL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book:Please email cymru@papyrus-uk.org


    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.


    When: Saturday 23rd November 2019
    Time: 10.00 – 13.30
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, 7-9 Bream’s Buildings, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £60pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Thursday 28th November 2019
    Time: 9.30 – 13.00
    Where: PAPYRUS Wales Office, Hastings House, Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, CF24 0BL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please email cymru@papyrus-uk.org


    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: 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: 14th & 15th November 2019
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Warwick University, Coventry, CV4 7AL
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: This workshop is now fully booked.  Please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org to be placed on our waiting list, or to register your interest for our 2020 ASIST courses in the West Midlands.

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