This course provides those who are dealing directly with people with the skills to recognise the signs that someone may be experiencing suicidal thoughts and how we can help them to seek professional help. You will also help people to recognise the relationship between financial difficulties and suicidal thoughts. This is particularly helpful in any kind of role which involves interacting with people around their finances – e.g. bank workers, benefit advisors, collections/arrears customer agents,  etc.

This course can be delivered throughout the UK and there will be a maximum of 12 participants on each course.

*Please note that due to the sensitive topics discussed within the training, it is recommended that the participants have an appropriate level of wellbeing before attending.

What is covered in the course?

Attendees will cover the following:

  • Real life case studies;
  • The psychology of debt;
  • Correlation between suicide and financial difficulty;
  • Myths and Facts around suicide;
  • How you feel about suicide and how this could affect your responses;
  • Risk factors that increase thoughts of suicide;
  • How to identify when someone is having thoughts of suicide;
  • How to respond appropriately;
  • Identify agencies to signpost for support;
  • Confidentiality and safeguarding when dealing with someone who is suicidal
  • Being aware of the potential aftermath of dealing with someone who is suicidal, what to expect, and coping strategies.

£100pp – 2x half days or one full day

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