Training

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To book email caroline@cavamh.org.uk  - Please include training you wish to attend, name and contact details. If the training you're interested in is fully booked please ask to be added to the reserve list.

All training will be taking place on Zoom.


Suicide Awareness - Cardiff Mind. Wednesday Nov 18th, 9.30-1pm

This course includes:
  • Understanding Suicide
  • Common Misconceptions
  • Why people avoid direct talk about SUICIDE
  • Statistics
  • Ways people attempt/complete SUICIDE
  • Warning signs/signals
  • Factors associated with increased risk of suicide
  • Emotional/behavioural changes associated with suicide
  • How we can help?
  • What to say and do / what not to say and do
  • What works?
  • Support organisations
  • Antidepressants and suicide
  • Recovery from a suicide attempt
  • A worker’s perspective / self-care

FULLY BOOKED Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention - National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education and Training

Wednesday January 27th & Thursday January 28th, 9am-1pm (2 x 3 hr sessions)

The programme
teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide safety as a first aid approach.

For voluntary/ community/ statutory groups

Opportunity to register for City and Guilds level 4, 6 credit qualification (at cost- £85.00)


FULLY BOOKED Self Harm Awareness - Sal Ball, Self Injury Support. Tuesday Feb 9th, 10-12noon - FULLY BOOKED

This course will offer participants the chance to:

  • Consider what self-harm is, and to explore the underlying reasons why someone might use self-harm to cope.
  • Reflect on feelings and issues evoked for supporters of people who self-harm
  • Learn about what people who self-harm say helps them, and consider how to apply this in your setting/ situation
  • Think about your own self-care in the current challenging working environment