STORM 4 Suicide Prevention and Self-Harm Mitigation (Level 1)



To develop skills and confidence in order to help people who are at risk of self-harm and suicide.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communication and Collaborative Approach concentrates on putting the individual at the centre of the conversation to engage in a way that helps build a trusting relationship.
  • Assessment of Suicide concentrates on the skills needed to assess the risk of suicide.
  • Suicide Safety Planning focuses on the skills needed to keep a person safe once the risk of suicide has been identified.
  • Assessment of Self-Harm concentrates on the skills needed to assess the risk of Self-Harm.
  • Self-Harm Short Term Safety Planning - develops skills in devising a 48hr safety plan based on risk and the person's vulnerability of self-harm.


Those who have basic responsibility for safety eg most frontline staff with no Mental Health training.


This course is not suitable for Mental Health and Learning Disability Staff



Demonstration of skills and ‘active observation’

Practice of skills through Role Rehearsal and filmed role rehearsal

Appraisal of skills through self-reflection and group feedback

Translation of skills into practice through discussion

Maximum Numbers

12 per session

PLEASE NOTE this programme will commence at 9am and finish at 5pm



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Wednesday, 30 January, 2019
(9.00 - 5.00)
CEC - Antrim Damian McAleer
Siobhan Murphy
Valerie Lyttle
Fully Booked
Tuesday, 5 February, 2019
(9.00 - 5.00)
CEC - Altnagelvin Martina Meenan
Valerie Lyttle
Fully Booked
Thursday, 7 March, 2019
(9.00 - 5.00)
CEC - Belfast Janet McCusker
Maria Gribben
Valerie Lyttle
Fully Booked
Thursday, 21 March, 2019
(9.00 - 5.00)
CEC - Altnagelvin Damian McAleer
Martina Meenan
Valerie Lyttle