Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

  • Duration

    6-hours 

  • Program Outline
    This 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.
  • Accreditation
    • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1• Mental Health CPD (GPMHSC)• 30 ACRRM PRPD• 6 hours CPD (Psychologists)​• 6 hours CPD for nurses as endorsed by the Aust. College of NursingGP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Topics covered
    Topic 1 – Suicide and StigmaTopic 2 – The Suicidal CrisisTopic 3 – Acute ManagementTopic 4 – After the attemptTopic 5 – Bereaved by Suicide
  • 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• Respond to the needs of people bereaved by suicide
StateAddress Venue Start Date End Date Time Fee
NSW1 Hay Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444 Rydges Port Macquarie Friday, 27 Mar 2020 Friday, 27 Mar 2020 09 AM-05 PM $40.00

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