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Suicide Risk Assessment Training

A One-Day Course
Sanctuary is offering a One Day Bespoke Training Course on Suicide Prevention at a discounted cost of £125.

Course Overview
This course provides a framework for clinical staff to safely assess and manage suicide risk.

Course Aims and Outcomes

By the end of the day, delegates will have increase their knowledge, skills and confidence when assessing and managing suicide risk. They will have:
- Understood the principles & theory underpinning assessment of suicide risk.
- Identified triggers, hazards and protection factors.
- Considered lessons learned from past incidents.
- Explored the concept of positive risk-taking.
- Practiced the art of assessing risk with reluctant and hard-to-reach people

Training Methods
A core feature of this course is the use of actors in scripted and improvised scenarios who the delegates will interact with to identify, assess and manage risk.

Naomi Landau
MSc, Dip Counselling, BA, CQSW
Co-facilitated by Junaid Dowool
Clinical & Safeguarding Lead

CPD is vital as it ensure nurses and midwives "maintain safe and effective practice, improve practice or develop new skills' (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2015).

The CPD hours for this training is 7 hours which also counts towards your re-validation.
You will receive your attendance certificate on the day.

Date of Training - 12/07/19
Time - 09:30-16:30
Venue - The Double Drama Room, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET

How to get there
Finchley Road (Metropolitan, Jubilee) and West Hampstead (Jubilee)
Finchley Road & Frognal
West Hampstead Thameslink
13,113,187 and 268
We have covered cycle racks for 50 bikes under our bridge. Please enter using the Lymington Road entrace. Helmets and equipment can be left in secure lockers on the First Floor - please ask at Box Office.
JW3 is well served by Overground, Underground and bus, and we recommend using public transport. If you are driving, please note that we are situated in a residential area, and we remind you to be considerate of our neighbours if parking locally. In particular, please park sensibly, do not park across our neighbours' driveways, and ensure you have left adequate space for emergency vehicles to pass. Thank you for your cooperation. Paid parking is available at the 02 Centre, 400m away. Free parking on Finchley Road and adjacent roads after 7pm (6:30pm side roads) Mondays to Saturdays and all day Sunday.

Feedback from the training session took place on 29/03/19:

The training was excellent. It covered everything that was expected and has given me more confidence to carry out more effective suicide risk assessments. 'Mental Health Social Worker'

Very good session with live role plays. 'Community Psychiatric Nurse'

Excellent training & refresher to practice at working environment. 'Prison Nurse RMN'

Very thought provoking and very essential for working with mental health patients and and prisoners / vulnerable clients with suicide risks. 'Prison Nurse RGN'

My knowledge & skills have been revived. I am grateful to have attended this CPD training, it was eye opening. I enjoyed information sharing with colleagues. 'Community Psychiatric Nurse'

Very useful training, great having role play, good to have knowledge base as well as practical experience, got to understand the basics but also increased my confidence in my own ability in assessing suicide risks using my transferable skills. 'Community Worker'.

I feel I have more information about the topic and I would recommend anyone working within a mental health setting to attend the training. 'Community Psychiatric Nurse & District Nurse'

I have been on risk assessment training courses in the past and this was by far the best one. Informative and will very much have a positive impact on improving my practice when assessing suicide risk. 'Community Psychiatric Nurse'

Training was excellent. I really enjoyed this training and it's helped to build my knowledge and skills working with my client groups. We do need these training courses from time-to-time to reflect. 'Prison Nurse RMN & RGN'