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SafeTALK

SafeTALK

SafeTALK is a 3.5hour suicide alertness programme that prepares participants to be suicide alert helpers.  In only a few hours, you will learn how to provide practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide.  Expect to leave safeTALK more willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. 

 

Dates and Locations

Please enquire with NYCI

Course Fee: Free of charge.

Learning Content

People who complete this training

  •  will be trained suicide alert helpers.  They will be better able to
  •  move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide  identify people who have thoughts of suicide   
  •  apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) to connect a person with suicide thoughts to suicide first aid, intervention caregivers. 

Designed for

All caregivers which includes professionals, paraprofessionals and lay people.  It is suitable for mental health professionals, nurses, physicans, teachers, counsellors, youth workers, guards and correctional staff, school support staff, clergy and community volunteers.

Maximum Numbers: 30 people