February 2024

Families First News

Learning & development

Suicide Prevention Training

The Suicide Prevention Network involves more than 20 organisations. Our vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no-one ever gets to a point where they feel suicide is their only option.

Suicide Prevention Training Courses (suicidepreventionherts.org.uk)

Suicide Bereavement support

New upcoming dates for fully funded CDP suicide bereavement training, delivered by Harmless.

Those attending will benefit from the following learning outcomes:

  • The magnitude of suicide bereavement
  • Suicide loss as a unique form of complex bereavement
  • ‘Complicated grief’, trauma, and other individual responses to suicide
  • The wider impact of bereavement on those exposed to or affected by suicide
  • The stigma and shame associated with suicide and bereavement
  • Bereavement by suicide as a unique risk factor for suicide
  • Responding to those bereaved by suicide, and how we can help to support them
  • Key UK strategic guidance and research on best practice in shaping services to incorporate suicide bereavement support
  • Postvention: what is means and why it matters
  • A local service perspective: CHUMS work supporting those affected

Click here for more information, dates and booking details 


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