|Type of Entry:||Training|
|Name:||STORM Skills Training CIC|
|Date added:||1 May 2020|
|Delivery type:||Face to face|
|Owned by:||STORM Skills Training (UK)|
|Delivery||Face to face and Online|
STORM® offers a range of suicide prevention and self-harm training courses. These courses aim to increase confidence and competence by enhancing the communication skills needed to engage someone in distress. This includes working collaboratively, reducing risk and safety planning to help prevent suicide.
STORM® also offer an additional postvention module which aims to develop skills and confidence in supporting those bereaved or affected by the death of someone by suicide.
Overview of training courses:
Anyone can take these courses but they are predominantly aimed at individuals and organisations who work with service users and the wider public. This can include working with adults and children and young people. Courses are designed to suit the specific needs of these audiences.
Courses are flexible and can be delivered face-to-face or online.
STORM® also offer other training opportunities, these include:
|Level of Training||
Training packages have been designed to accommodate the needs of people with differing levels of engagement and responsibility for safety planning for both adults and children and young people.
Training packages for both the adults and children and young people have 4 course levels to choose from:
|Length of Training||
Varies depending on course type and level – from 2 hours to 3 days plus.
With an academic and clinical background, STORM® know what works well in training and to help those in distress. Their packages are based on academic research and best practice with a focus on ‘real life’ experiences. Evidence underpins the content and methods of training packages, and our unique formula is supported by academic research.
Research supports STORM®’s effectiveness across a range of audiences including frontline health and social care, volunteer workers, schools and higher education, and in prisons.
STORM® Research and Evaluation Studies:
For more information on the supporting evidence for STORM, click here.
To read feedback from STORM customers, please see ‘additional information’ at the bottom of this page.
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About STORM Skills Training CIC:
STORM is a Community Interest Company. Surplus income generated from training packages is reinvested into the community, this is done through a Community Engagement Programme. Some of their work includes; offering free and subsidised training, free conferences and seminars and small grants to support grass roots suicide prevention related work.
For feedback on STORM Skills Training CIC, see the linked report below.
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Content last updated: 19/02/2021.