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Online Suicide First Aid Training Workshop

Thursday, November 17, 2022   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: workshop, suicide, prevention

A-OK is organising a two-session online Suicide First Aid Training Workshop. Learn a step-by-step guide to help someone who is having suicidal thoughts to consider their options and stay safe. Every organisation needs these skills!

Dates and Times:

  • Thursday 8th December 2022 (1 to 4pm); and
  • Friday 9th December 2022 (8.30am to noon).

Location: Online.
Cost: $150 plus GST per person.

Most people thinking of suicide never get an opportunity to have an open conversation, and often make the biggest decision of their life without first talking through what their intentions are.

Suicide First Aid will teach you essential skills such as:

  • The value of personal and professional experience;
  • What prevents people seeking help;
  • What prevents us from offering help;
  • Understanding suicidal thoughts and actions;
  • The signs of suicide;
  • The Suicide-Safety Guide;
  • Partnership working; and
  • Debriefing and self-care.

This course is suitable for anyone - regardless of prior training or experience - and is tailor-made to fit our New Zealand context.

Find out more about this online Suicide First Aid course, including how to register. You can also contact Carole Wilson at A-OK for more information (027 854 6988).