Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention | Black dog Institute

Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

  • Duration
    6-hours Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • 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 Nursing

    GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for

    GP Registrars, GPs, Psychologists, Social Workers

  • Topics Covered
    Topic 1 – Suicide and Stigma
    Topic 2 – The Suicidal Crisis
    Topic 3 – Acute Management
    Topic 4 – After the attempt
    Topic 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

Choose your location and book this course online:

State City Date Time Fee Book Now
NSW Murwillumbah 19 Oct 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $50.00 This program has been kindly subsidised by the NC PHN as part of the Tweed Byron Suicide Prevention Initiative. Available only to practitioners working in the Tweed and Byron shires
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NSW Goonellabah 09 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $50.00 Kindly supported by the Lismore Suicide Prevention Collaborative (a North Coast PHN initiative). This program is for people who live or work in the Lismore LGA
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NSW Randwick 04 Apr 2020 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
Register and Pay Online 
QLD Brisbane 19 Oct 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 
QLD Mackay 26 Oct 2019 09 am - 05 PM FREE This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
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QLD Douglas, Townsville 09 Nov 2019 09 am - 05 PM FREE This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
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QLD Brisbane 20 Jun 2020 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 
SA Adelaide 06 Jun 2020 09 am - 05 PM $360.00 GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
Register and Pay Online 
VIC Melbourne 02 May 2020 09 am - 05 PM $360.00 GP accreditation for this workshop in the 2020-23 triennium is pending approval with the RACGP and ACRRM
Register and Pay Online 
WA Perth 29 Feb 2020 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 

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