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Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

  • : Mackay, QLD
  • 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
  • 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
Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health, Men's health, Preventive healthcare | medicine, Mental health and Medicare
Provider Type
Education Provider
1 day
Start Date
End Date
CPD Points
RACGP, ACRRM and certificates provided for allied health CPD records
Price Details
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
Mackay, QLD
Northern QLD PHN office
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