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Suicide Bereavement UK’s 7th International Conference

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Suicide Bereavement UK’s 7th International Conference

'Suicide Bereavement: Breaking the Silence'

We are thrilled to announce that Suicide Bereavement UK and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust are collaborating for the 7th year running to host Suicide Bereavement UK's International Conference. Fifteen speakers are presenting at this event, covering a wide range of issues directly associated with suicide bereavement and suicide prevention.

Speakers

  • David Robb
  • Angela Samata
  • Professor Rory O’Connor
  • Dr. Sharon McDonnell
  • Andrea Walraven
  • Dr. Nadeem Gire
  • Farah Lunat
  • Dr. Sarah Cassidy
  • Dr. Lucy Biddle
  • Katy Lee Harrison
  • Jenny Rees
  • Guy Pidduck
  • Father Conor Stainton-Polland
  • Dr .Alexandra Pitman
  • Malcolm Rae

Topics covered include

  • An onstage conversation between David Robb and Angela Samata. David is an actor who has appeared frequently in the West End and starred in many iconic television productions including 'Downton Abbey'
  • Preliminary findings from the National Suicide Bereavement Survey
  • Understanding suicidal behaviour
  • Critical incident management after a suicide
  • Talking about suicide with autistic people
  • Suicide and attempted suicide on UK roads
  • Suicide prevention and the internet
  • Culture, ethnicity and self-harm: a focus on South Asians
  • Suicide and its impact on a Catholic priest
  • Suicide prevention in prisons
  • How suicide bereavement research informs our understanding of suicide suggestion

This conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to meet experts working in this newly developing field.

Please choose ONLY ONE of the following workshops when you register.

Workshops

  • Workshop 1 - FULLY BOOKED

  • Workshop 2 - Culture, ethnicity and self-harm: a focus on South Asians - Dr. Nadeem Gire and Farah Lunat

  • Workshop 3 - "How do we ask the question?" Talking about suicide with autistic people. - Dr. Sarah Cassidy

  • Workshop 4 - Making the online world safer is a major challenge for suicide prevention.- Dr. Lucy Biddle

  • Workshop 5 - Suicide and attempted suicide on UK roads - Katy Lee Harrison

  • Workshop 6 - Suicide prevention in prisons - Jenny Rees and Guy Pidduck

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for those who come into contact with those bereaved or affected by suicide, examples might include:

  • Policy makers
  • Clinicians
  • Commissioners
  • Mental health professionals
  • Those who specialise in suicide prevention
  • Those developing/implementing a postvention service
  • Front line staff (Police, Ambulance and Fire Service)
  • Public Health
  • Prison staff
  • Clergy
  • Teachers
  • Occupational health
  • General Practitioners
  • Those responsible for implementing the suicide prevention strategy,
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers
  • Funeral directors
  • Celebrants
  • Third sector etc

Is this conference suitable for those bereaved by suicide?

This event is organised to inform and guide professionals who come into contact with those bereaved by suicide and those in a position to influence policy and practice. Therefore, it is presented in a factual manner and so is not suitable for people bereaved by suicide during the early stages and/or struggling to cope with their loss.

Please note this event is always over-subscribed, so you will need to register asap to avoid disappointment.

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