PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, 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.
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
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