Talking about Suicide: A Training Session
Age UK Sheffield are delivering a training session to support health and social care professionals in Sheffield gain further knowledge about suicide and suicide prevention, to understand warning signs and recognise risk factors in someone who may be suicidal, to gain confidence and know how to ask and respond to suicidal thoughts and plans, and help explain someone’s options to support them. This will be an opportunity to discuss any concerns you may have as a professional when supporting someone who may be suicidal.
Please note, these sessions are not dementia specific but they are designed to be helpful for anybody working in our sector. The sessions are free and delivered via Zoom on two dates. You simply need to register to attend via the links below.
Click here to register for Jan 15th at 9:30am
Click here to register for Feb 11th at 9:30am.
Delivered by Daniel Ketton, an Age UK Sheffield Independent Living Coordinator and a Samaritans Volunteer.
Feedback received from previous session: "I found the suicide training useful as it helped me to understand what to say when someone discloses suicidal thoughts. I think many of us feel helpless in this situation and it enabled me to recognise what is and what isn’t helpful to a person in distress".
The training Session is 90 mins long.