|Duration||One day (6 hours online)|
|Session Leader||Alfonso Pezzella|
|Date||Contact NHS study day Team for more information|
This one-day training aims to introduce participants to the issue of suicide and suicide prevention among people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds (ethnic minorities) and to provide training on the Suicide First Aid guidelines for this specific population. It will be of interest to all healthcare professionals, including community-based practitioners, adult nurses, mental health professionals working in inpatient and community settings, and students on any health programmes.
The ultimate aim of the training is to empower people across sectors to become agents of suicide prevention in culturally diverse communities and be able to educate members of the public about potential suicide warning signs among migrant and refugee populations as well as what to do/not to do if someone close to them shows some signs and suicide risk and what they need to know as a suicide first aider.
By the end of the session, participants should be able to:
Study mode: Synchronous online delivery via virtual classroom using one of the following web-based learning and teaching platforms (e.g. MS teams, Kaltura new row, Adobe Connect, Zoom). The content on the day will be delivered via a mixture of PowerPoint presentation, small group exercise and discussion, group feedback and recap/quiz.
There are several funding options available:
For more information on these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.
To apply for this course, please email our NHS study days team.