Type of Entry: Training
Name: Kognito - Family of Heroes
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Online
Owned by: Kognito (US)
Cost: Yes
Target audience: Family & carers
Length of training

1 hour session

Level of training

Suicide First Aid

Recognise signs of suicidality

  • Understand reasons behind thoughts of suicide
  • Engaging a person in crisis empathically
  • Offer emotional support
  • Recognise potential barriers to seeking help
  • Signpost to appropriate resources (help lines)
Core elements

This training enables users to engage in simulated conversations with three interactive characters that exhibit signs of post-deployment stress. 

Learning Objectives

  • What to expect when a veteran returns from deployment 
  • What post-deployment stress is and how to identify it 
  • How to de-escalate arguments and negotiate family responsibilities 
  • How to talk with a veteran exhibiting thoughts of suicide about seeking professional help 
  • How to find support services appropriate for veterans and their families
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Endorsed by

The aim of the ZSA Resources is to introduce users to a range of existing and new resources with a connection to supporting people with their mental health, bring awareness to and help prevent incidences of suicide.  Even though the ZSA offer their own training, this resource is presented aside other training resources to enable the user to make an informed decision over its use.

For more information on ZSA Resources, please refer to ZSA Policies.

Content last updated: 19/10/2022.