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Advanced training in Suicide Prevention

Advanced training in Suicide Prevention
Black Dog Institute
Date & Time:
Saturday 22 June 2019, 9am - 5pm
The Tramsheds Function Centre, 4 Invermay Road, Launceston
GP registrars, GPs, psychologists, social workers, mental health clinicians

Advanced training in Suicide Prevention for health professionals

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.

Topics covered

  • suicide and stigma
  • the suicidal crisis
  • acute management
  • after the attempt
  • bereaved by suicide

By the end of the workshops, participants will be able to:

  • 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

Cost:  $50 per person

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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
Supported by:  Primary Health Tasmania