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Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention – Blended Learning

20 July @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on 5 August 2022 at 9:00 am

This blended learning workshop aims to increase health professionals’ skill and confidence in taking a detailed suicide history and developing a collaborative management plan to increase the safety of people planning suicide.

The workshop provides practical tools for health professionals managing the full spectrum of suicide risk presentations including the acute suicidal crisis, care after a suicide attempt and assisting families experiencing suicide bereavement.

This program combines online interactive sessions, case discussion and self-directed learning modules.

Module 1: Self-directed learning
Duration: 1.5 hours
Modality: Online module

Module 2: Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention
Duration: 3 hours
Modality: Online interactive Zoom session

Module 3: Case Discussion Group
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Modality: Online interactive Zoom session

Accreditation
6 hours CPD*40 Accredited CPD Activity Points (RACGP)*ACRRM 4 Performance Review

*All modules must be completed to gain complete accreditation of 6 hours CPD or 40 Accredited CPD Activity Points (RACGP)

Suitable for:

  • Allied Health
  • GPs, Multi-disciplinary
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Youth Workers
  • Other mental health professionals

Topics Covered

  • Suicide prevalence, stigma and culture
  • Undertake a suicide risk assessment effectively
  • Develop a collaborative safety planImplement a team approach to treatment planning
  • Provide effective management following a suicide
  • Self-care and bereavement

Learning Objectives

  • Undertake a suicide risk assessment effectively.
  • Develop a collaborative safety plan.
  • Implement a team approach to treatment planning.
  • Provide effective management following a suicide attempt.

Duration: 6 hours Program Outline
Fee: FREE