Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Learn skills and gain confidence to assist someone experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviours.

The content for the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course is based on expert consensus guidelines developed with the Delphi method using both professional and consumer experts from English speaking developed countries.

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person is a 4 hour course dedicated to understanding suicide risk factors and guidelines for approaching and supporting someone who is suicidal.

Course topics cover:

  • understanding accurate information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context,
  • reviewing the first aid guidelines of how to intervene when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours,
  • practicing these skills in a safe environment.

Please note that the MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.

The MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a therapy or a support group and it is important that people undertaking the course are feeling relatively robust when they undertake it.

To register, follow the web link below:

https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=297620