Course: Managing suicidal conversations

Anyone whose role may bring them into direct contact with people who have suicidal feelings should attend this course. They will learn how to confidently approach somebody in this situation and the most effective types of responses.

Course objectives:

  • Show that you have listened, heard and understood.
  • Understand and acknowledge suicidal thoughts and feelings.
  • Understand how talking about suicidal thoughts and feelings can be beneficial.
  • Recognise signs of distress and suicidal thoughts.
  • Approach someone who is feeling suicidal.
  • Support or refer someone who is feeling suicidal

Really impressive delivery style, I found the course interesting and constructive – made me question my personal style and approach
Prison and Probation Ombudsman