Mon, Jun 07 | Zoom

Online Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Interventions (SFAUSI)

Accredited by City & Guilds; learn the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting.
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Online Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Interventions (SFAUSI)

Time & Location

Jun 07, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT+1

About the Event

Course Overview

The Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI) course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide-safety as a first aid approach.

Taught over 6-7 hours using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience. The course has been accredited by City & Guilds of London. Upon satisfactory completion participants attain 6 NQF credits at level 4. (NB: £85 fee payable to C&G for qualification)

Course Content

Part 1


  • Introduction to the day; programme; ourselves and suicide prevention
  • Stigma, Survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
  • Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
  • Intention of behaviour Versus Outcome of behaviour
  • Possible causes of suicide thoughts

Part 2

  • Suicide –the Ripple Effect
  • Population - based approach to suicide prevention
  • Partnership working
  • Working with attitudes and values
  • “I’m so glad you told me” audio visual

Part 3

  • Meeting the needs of a person who is thinking about suicide
  • Suicide - Safety Guide
  • Step 1 –Recognising suicide and asking about suicide
  • Step 2 –Understanding options

Part 4

  • Step 3 –Safeguarding suicide
  • Suicide-safety and self-care
  • The risk assessment approach
  • Suicide and suicide gestures
  • Future learning


£99 per person

  • Individual Training Place
  • Training Place for Invoicing

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