safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training ► Equal Dreams

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In collaboration with CONNECTCREATE and supported by the NCSS 4ST Partnership Fund, Equal Dreams is organizing a series of suicide alertness workshops for disabled communities who may not have had access and/or opportunities to such programmes. The first workshop in this series will be catered to the access needs of the neurodivergent community.

Schedule

Date: 29 June 2024, Saturday
Time: 1pm to 6pm
Venue: ITE College Central, Blk D, Level 2, Enterprise Development Centre, Singapore 567720

Programme Description

safeTALK is an evidence-based suicide prevention training programme by LivingWorks that is delivered around the world. It equips people to be more alert to someone thinking about suicide and better able to connect them to further help. Using a simple yet effective model, the programme empowers everyone to make a difference and play a part in suicide prevention.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants are able to identify someone who may be having thoughts of suicide.
  • Participants feel prepared to talk directly and openly to a person about their thoughts of suicide.
  • Participants are aware of suicide first aid resources that they can connect persons with thoughts of suicide to for further help.

Target Audience

Autistic and other neurodivergent individuals, their caregivers and allies.

Capacity

Limited to 20 Pax

Note: We will be conducting future runs of the programme accessible for the following communities:

  • Blind and Low-vision community: 24th August 2024
  • d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing community: 26th October 2024
If you are interested, please fill up the interest form!

Accessibility

Speech-to-text interpretation will be provided. If you would like to request any other access services, please feel free to indicate in the registration form.

Programme Fee

$30 per pax

This programme is supported by the NCSS 4ST Partnership Fund. Original fee for this programme is $180 per pax.

Discounts

We encourage participants to invite their family members, partners, or friends to join us in the programme. Sign up in pairs (with at least one neurodivergent individual) to attend at a discounted rate.

1st pax: $30 | 2nd pax: $20

Enter the code ‘SafeTALK_NDally’ to apply the discount at the payment section when you register.

Note

  • Currently, SkillsFuture credits are not applicable for all our programmes. 
  • Your seat will only be confirmed upon payment, on a first come first served basis. There’s no refund of programme fees once paid, unless the programme is cancelled.

Registration

Register for 1 pax Register for 2 pax

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