Looks like this event has already ended.
Check out upcoming events by this organiser, or organise your very own event.
ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Monday, 10 September 2012 at 09:00 - Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 17:00 (BST)
Brighton And Hove, United Kingdom
During the workshop you will have an opportunity to explore any personal or professional experiences with suicide. You will also have space to examine your own attitudes about suicide and people who are at risk of suicide. Space is allowed to focus on how your experiences with suicide impact on your beliefs and attitudes about using suicide first aid.
You will also have an opportunity to better understand the needs of a person at risk of suicide and how to use suicide first aid to meet those needs.
Some of the learning will take place in the whole group of participants and some in smaller workgroups. You will learn and practice a model of suicide intervention.
Your workshop trainers will be available to offer support and will work hard to create a learning atmosphere where participants can also encourage and support each other and have some fun.
The workshop can be tiring and it is important you try to leave the evenings free to relax. Participants from previous courses have suggested that we let future participants know how tiring the course can be, so please do plan some time for you before and after the course.
For more information about the course click here.
Getting to the Venue
The Centre is well served by the number 1/1A/21 buses (the St Cuthmans Church stop) and has a small car park with overflow on-street free parking. The building is next door to the St Cuthmans Church, and is made mainly from corrugated steel, with a large sign on the front saying “Café Open”. If entering from the street you need to go down some stairs to reach the entrance.
Timings & Breaks
The course runs from 9am to 5pm on both days. It is essential that you attend both days for the full duration. Please arrive promptly in the morning – we promise to finish on time! We will have an hour lunch break on both days and we try to have two short breaks each morning and afternoon.
Lunch will be provided on both days (you will be asked about any special dietary requirements when you register). Tea and coffee with also be provieded during break times.
- If you are unable to attend due to illness you will need to send us a copy of a medical certificate for cancellation fees to be waived.
- Delegate substitutions can be made at any time without charge.
1. Paying Places
Cancellation with more than 4 weeks’ notice – 10% charge
Cancellation with 1-4 weeks’ notice – 50% charge
Less than 1 week’s notice – no refund
2. PCT Funded Places
If you have been allocated a PCT funded place it is our policy to charge a fee (currently £50 for ASIST) for non-attendance with less than one week’s notice. This is because there are certain costs that we incur in organising the course and these are non-refundable at short notice. We have introduced this policy because if we are unable to demonstrate good attendance to our funders, it will be more difficult to get future funding for these courses, and less likely that we will be able to provide courses free of charge.
When & Where
Grassroots Suicide Prevention
Further Contact Details
Grassroots Suicide Prevention
Valley Social Centre
Grassroots Suicide Prevention deliver training that saves lives. Very few, if any of us, are untouched by suicide. We believe that suicide is a community health problem and that suicide can be prevented.
We promote and deliver ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention SKills Training), a 2 day workshop that teaches a model of suicide first aid. ASIST has been developed by LivingWorks and has been delivered to over 1 million people worldwide.
We offer a range of training programmes to complement ASIST, including SafeTALK (Suicide Alertness), One in Four (Mental Health Awareness), Recovery (Mental Health and Recovery), Workplace (Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace) and Self Injury (Working with Self Injury).
In-house training options are available, please contact us for further information.