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Suicide First Aid Youth

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event (TBC)
The Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI) with Young People course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive.

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a 2 half day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience: for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.
Start Date
Tuesday 20 July 2021
End Date
Wednesday 21 July 2021
09:30 - 13:30
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will be able to

  • identify suicide behaviour; reasons and magnitude of the community health problem

  • explain the role of the carer in managing suicide interventions; different roles with different people

  • describe approaches and process of suicide intervention including desired outcomes

  • recognise the importance of self-reflection and personal impact when working with suicide and people at risk

Additional information
SFAUSI YP is comprised of 4 parts, each 90 minutes duration. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify a young person who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help
create suicide-safety and support with coping, as a first aid approach.

Please note This is a 2 session course, and you need to be able to attend both sessions.

Please also note, this course is for BHCC FCL staff and foster carers. If you are Community Voluntary Sector (CVS), you can contact Grassroots direct to see if they are currently offering free places to CVS.
Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Foster Carers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Zoom, online learning session
Event Trainers
Grassroots Suicide Prevention
Pricing Bands
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