SafeTALK is ‘suicide alertness‘ training. It teaches participants how to recognise people with thoughts of suicide and keep them safe. It is for anyone who wants to learn how to provide practical help to people having thoughts of suicide. Places are limited. Booking is essential. You must be over 18 to attend. Training is for those living or working in Kildare, West Wicklow, Dublin West, Dublin South City and Dublin South West (CHO 07).
The workshop provides opportunities to improve knowledge, awareness and understanding of self-harm. Participants consider how personal attitudes and experiences might affect their helping role with a person who self-harms. It aims to clarify what self-harm is, what leads people to engage in the behaviour and considers its relationship with suicide. The causes, reasons behind the behaviour, and the functions are discussed.
This residential training in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) activities for youth work settings will help you explore pinhole photography and paper circuit art with youth arts specialists Brian Cregan and Maeve Clancy. It is delivered as part of a collaboration between NYCI’s Youth Arts Programme and STEAM in Youth Work project, meaning participants will also be eligible to apply for a €5,000 Scientist in Youth Work Residency grant.
This workshop will look at working with suicide. It will examine how we can help a client to keep themselves safe, carry out an assessments, examining how our attitude may impact the client, how to formulate a personalised safety plan, how suicide can impact therapists and the importants of self-care.
Cork charity Ag Eisteacht is running an ABLE brief intervention training in Cork for practitioners working in health, social care and community settings. The ABLE (Adopt a relational approach, Build, Listen and Empower) model develops practitioners’ ability to build relationships and to manage boundaries.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognise when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop.
SafeTALK is ‘suicide alertness‘ training. It teaches participants how to recognise people with thoughts of suicide and keep them safe. It is for anyone who wants to learn how to provide practical help to people having thoughts of suicide. Your attendance could make a difference!
SafeTALK is three and a half hours in duration and is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 18 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Courses are free to attend as they are fully funded by the HSE Mental Health, Dublin North City and County and the National Office for Suicide Prevention.
A new 12-week mindfulness programme for clients in recovery from addiction which offers a fresh and creative approach in developing a spiritual path through the Buddhist practice of present moment awareness, acceptance and self-compassion. Over the course of twelve weeks, participants will learn practices to enhance recovery and understand that the Buddhist teachings are intrinsically intertwined within the 12 Steps.