SAFETALK

safeTALK is a half-day course that offers you practical steps to help someone with thoughts of suicide and helps you both to connect with more specialised support. The safeTALK course was developed by LivingWorks in Canada and is delivered worldwide. It compliments our more comprehensive 2 day ASIST course by widening the net of suicide alert helpers to ensure that thoughts of suicide aren’t missed, dismissed or avoided.

safeTALK is a licensed and internationally standardised half-day course that offers you practical steps to help someone with thoughts of suicide and helps you both to connect with more specialised support.

 

The safeTALK course was developed by LivingWorks in Canada and is delivered worldwide. It complements the more comprehensive 2 day ASIST course by widening the net of suicide alert helpers to ensure that thoughts of suicide aren’t missed, dismissed or avoided. Through attending the safeTALK course, delegates will know what to do if someone’s suicidal through following the easy to remember TALK steps – Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep-safe. These practical steps offer immediate help to someone having thoughts of suicide and helps you both move forward to connect with more specialised support.

 

Training type – Licensed

Overview:

Internationally licensed training.

This program alerts community members to signs that a person may be considering suicide. It acknowledges that while most people at risk of suicide signal their distress and invite help, these intervention opportunities are often overlooked.

 

Course content:

safeTALK is a half-day course that offers you practical steps to help someone with thoughts of suicide and helps you both to connect with more specialised support.

Participants learn to recognise when someone may have thoughts of suicide and to respond in ways that link them with further suicide intervention help. Suicide alert helpers contribute to a suicide safer community.

 

Duration: 3.5 hours

Up to groups of 30 delegates