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SafeTALK

Course Date: 16 January 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

Course Leader: Cathryn Keeble, Nita Dodd, Chris Theobald, Julian Setterington, Simon Ruel, Eleanor Hollet, Rachael Foote, Ian White,

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Location: Whitleigh Hub, PL5 4DD

Price: £25.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 23

SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16,
regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

 

Objectives/Aims of Course

Over the course of the training, you will learn to:
• Notice and respond to situations where suicide thoughts might be present
• Recognize that invitations for help are often overlooked
• Move beyond the common tendency to miss, dismiss, and avoid suicide
• Apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
• Know community resources and how to connect someone with thoughts of suicide to them for further help

Course Deliverables

• Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
• Access to support from a local community resource person
• Powerful audiovisual learning aids
• The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
• Hands-on skills practice and development

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is targeted at people who are in public facing jobs, who regularly interact with a lot of people, for example those in professions like Security, Receptionists, Teachers, Care Workers.

•40% Discount for anyone who works for an organisation that is registered for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter CODE: WWC40
• 40% Discount if you have been trained as a Wellbeing Champion through Livewell Southwest CODE: CHAMP40
• Free to all Livewell Southwest staff and Livewell Southwest volunteers. CODE: STAFF100

We can also arrange bespoke courses for larger groups (12-20 people) where we offer every one in ten places go free.

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