PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her team, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit Programme and first of its kind internationally. It is a highly interactive one day workshop and includes a workbook, 9 films and a 60 page manual for future reference. The training is delivered by two practitioners with significant experience working in this field. Please note there is no role-play during this training and a certificate of attendance is provided. The authors are recognised as experts in their field and include: Dr. Sharon McDonnell, Prof Nav Kapur, Prof Carolyn Chew-Graham, Prof Jenny Shaw, Shirley Smith, Barry McGale and Dr. Lis Cordingley
• PABBS suicide bereavement training is referred to in a key document published by Public Health England and NHS Health Education England (PHE, 2016) PHE&NHS Health Education Document
• Publication associated with the PABBS training was published in The British Journal of General Practice (Foggin, McDonnell et al, 2016) and was included as evidence in NICE suicide prevention guidelines in Community and Custodial Settings (September 2018)
Aims of training
• To enable professionals to increase their knowledge, confidence, skills and provide a framework and service-response plan for immediate and ongoing support for those bereaved by suicide
• To encourage professionals to consider and recognise their own emotional or self-care needs and develop a strategy or support structure that will be available to them if a patient dies by suicide
Registration is at 9am, the training commences 9.30am-4.30pm
Lunch and refreshments are provided during the day.
In-house training can also be delivered upon request.
To book a place, contact Paul Higham, on 01706 827 359 / 0785 071 0555, or email: email@example.com