Suicidal behaviour - an introduction to understanding how to work effectively with people who demonstrate suicidal tendancies

An introductory course on understanding how to work effectively with people who demonstrate suicidal tendancies. Delegates will also have the opportunity to explore their own feelings around this topic and how to work with these.

Suicidal behaviour - an introduction to understanding how to work effectively with people who demonstrate suicidal tendancies

Course content:

  • Identify myths and facts about suicide
  • Gain increased awareness of the incidence and profile of suicidal behaviour
  • Be aware of the signs and signals of suicidal behaviour
  • Identify risk factors for suicidal behaviour
  • Identify helpful responses to presentations of suicidal behaviour
  • Be aware of sources of help.
Learning will be supported by case scenarios, group working and discussion.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all people working within a variety of housing, health, social care and support housing roles, including frontline staff, team leaders and managers who may be working with vulnerable clients who are at risk of suicide.

Suicidal behaviour - an introduction to understanding how to work effectively with people who demonstrate suicidal tendancies

Lisa Redwood

Mental health Lisa Redwood

Lisa Redwood has extensive experience working in the health and social care sector. She has a 25 years career in social work, mental health, housing, high risk offenders, substance misuse, complex needs and safeguarding. 

Lisa has been a freelance trainer/consultant since 2006 managing her own company supporting providers across the UK to improve their practice.

As well as working freelance Lisa has held the role of safeguarding and mental health specialist for a housing association in Somerset since 2015, providing all aspects of training and policy work regarding safeguarding and mental health.

training track record

HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing training@hqnetwork.co.uk