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Supporting and Managing Those at Risk of Suicide


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZZRXT-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by Module Leader. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 28 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 04 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 11 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 18 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 25 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS13:30 - 16:30
Thursday - 02 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 09 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30

Applications

University

Assessment

Assessment will be a 15 minute case-based presentation with a 1000 word action plan.

In the case-based presentation, students will explore, in depth, one of the following in relation to their case study;

  • Ethical issues
  • Risk taking
  • Risk Assessment
  • Psycho social aspects
  • Stress and distress

The presentation will include 10 minutes for the presentation and five minutes for questions.

The 1000 word action plan will examine how your own practice will be enhanced and developed when supporting suicidal individuals in the future.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

This module can contribute towards:

BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice, BSc(Hons) Professional Development, BSc (Hons) Professional Studies; MSc Specialist Practice, MSc Professional Development, MSc Advanced Practice.

Content

Suicide Awareness

  • Demographics and epidemiology of suicide, suicidal behaviour
  • Groups at risk of suicide
  • Suicide and suicidal behaviour across the lifespan.
  • Suicide prevention key concepts
  • Factors contributing to suicide

Theories related to suicide

  • Biological models
  • Psychological models
  • Social/cultural models

Supporting people experiencing suicidal thoughts

  • Suicide risk assessment skills
  • Characteristics of suicidal thought and behaviour
  • Crisis intervention: hospital, voluntary (Samaritans/listeners),
  • Principles of engagement and intervention.
  • Maximising therapeutic outcome.
  • Engaging with a person who has attempted to complete suicide

Suicide bereavement support (postvention)

Course Director

Martin Hember

Entry Requirements

CPD or stand alone. This module is for you if you work in a health or social care setting.

Introduction

Supporting and Managing Those at Risk of Suicide, level 3 (UZZRXT-20-3) or Master's level (UZZRUS-20-M) module, will explore prevalence and changing trends of self-harm and suicide, from local, national and global perspectives, whilst examining ethical and legal considerations.

You will analyse: Contemporary suicide prevention strategies and initiatives, including literature on risk and suicide and the lessons learnt from inquiries.

After completing the module you will be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of implementing evidence based risk assessments, risk and crisis management plans, in collaboration with service users and carers and colleagues from inter-professional and interagency organisations.

You will recognise perspectives of service users, families, carers and colleagues in supporting mental wellbeing and the principles and practice of recovery, recognising how personal, professional, service user and carer dynamics can impact on partnership working.

 

Learning and Teaching

Lectures, seminars, group work, problem solving exercises, critical review of research and policy, utilisation of prior knowledge, critical reflection and challenge from peers.

Independent work will include pre reading and preparation for assessment.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit Level 3 or Master's level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZZRUS-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by Module Leader. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 28 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 04 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 11 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 18 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 25 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS13:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 02 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 09 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30

Applications

University

Assessment

Assessment will be a 15 minute case-based presentation with a 1000 word action plan.

In the case-based presentation, students will explore, in depth, one of the following in relation to their case study;

  • Ethical issues
  • Risk taking
  • Risk Assessment
  • Psycho social aspects
  • Stress and distress

The presentation will include 10 minutes for the presentation and five minutes for questions.

The 1000 word action plan will examine how your own practice will be enhanced and developed when supporting suicidal individuals in the future.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

This module can contribute towards:

BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice, BSc(Hons) Professional Development, BSc (Hons) Professional Studies; MSc Specialist Practice, MSc Professional Development, MSc Advanced Practice.

Content

Suicide Awareness

  • Demographics and epidemiology of suicide, suicidal behaviour
  • Groups at risk of suicide
  • Suicide and suicidal behaviour across the lifespan.
  • Suicide prevention key concepts
  • Factors contributing to suicide

Theories related to suicide

  • Biological models
  • Psychological models
  • Social/cultural models

Supporting people experiencing suicidal thoughts

  • Suicide risk assessment skills
  • Characteristics of suicidal thought and behaviour
  • Crisis intervention: hospital, voluntary (Samaritans/listeners),
  • Principles of engagement and intervention.
  • Maximising therapeutic outcome.
  • Engaging with a person who has attempted to complete suicide

Suicide bereavement support (postvention)

Course Director

Martin Hember

Entry Requirements

CPD or stand alone. This module is for you if you work in a health or social care setting.

Introduction

Supporting and Managing Those at Risk of Suicide, level 3 (UZZRXT-20-3) or Master's level (UZZRUS-20-M) module, will explore prevalence and changing trends of self-harm and suicide, from local, national and global perspectives, whilst examining ethical and legal considerations.

You will analyse: Contemporary suicide prevention strategies and initiatives, including literature on risk and suicide and the lessons learnt from inquiries.

After completing the module you will be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of implementing evidence based risk assessments, risk and crisis management plans, in collaboration with service users and carers and colleagues from inter-professional and interagency organisations.

You will recognise perspectives of service users, families, carers and colleagues in supporting mental wellbeing and the principles and practice of recovery, recognising how personal, professional, service user and carer dynamics can impact on partnership working.

 

Learning and Teaching

Lectures, seminars, group work, problem solving exercises, critical review of research and policy, utilisation of prior knowledge, critical reflection and challenge from peers.

Independent work will include pre reading and preparation for assessment.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit Level 3 or Master's level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses