About ESPR training
- ESPR training is evidence-based theory-driven one day workshop, which has been informed by research, which explored the perceived needs of first responders responding to suicide, in several european countries.
- ESPR is a one day highly interactive workshop and includes video clips, a work book and a copy of Andrea Walraven-Thissen’s book, which will be used during the training
- ESPR is delivered by two trainers, who have considerable experience working with those bereaved by suicide; and
- lunch and refreshments are provided.
Aims of the training
- To provide ‘active’ first responders with knowledge and skills to respond effectively after a (suspected) suicide;
- To assist first responders in effective incident management;
- To empower and enable/promote resilience, when responding after suicide; and
- Improve the quality of both psychosocial and peer support services.
- Only ‘active duty’ first responders are permitted to attend (e.g. police, ambulance, fire, air sea and rescue etc).
What makes ESPR training unique?
- An international study was specifically designed to inform the development of the ESPR training; and
- ESPR is first of its kind internationally.
Who are the authors of ESPR training?
- Andrea Walraven-Thissen and Dr. Sharon McDonnell
|Nov 26th, 2020||Manchester|
|Cost per person: £299 + VAT
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
Time: 09:00 (registration) commences 09.30 - 16.30
ESPR in-house training is delivered upon request.