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Livewell - SafeTALK

Course Date: 4 March 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Course Leader: Chris Theobald & Mandy Chapman

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Price: £0.00 per delegate

Available Places: 10

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SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

Education Panel Cost - £42 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Objectives/Aims of Course

Over the course of the training, you will learn to:

  • Notice and respond to situations where suicide thoughts might be present
  • Recognize that invitations for help are often overlooked
  • Move beyond the common tendency to miss, dismiss, and avoid suicide
  • Apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Know community resources and how to connect someone with thoughts of suicide to them for further help

Course Deliverables

  • Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
  • Access to support from a local community resource person
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Hands-on skills practice and development

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is targeted at people who are in public facing jobs, who regularly interact with a lot of people, for example those in professions like Security, Receptionists, Teachers, Care Workers.

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