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Thu, 05 Sept

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St John Hall

Suicide Prevention Skills Workshop

This day-long workshop aims to equip participants with the skills to assess suicide risk and to implement brief evidence-based interventions. Training is based on current best practice principles.

Suicide Prevention Skills Workshop
Suicide Prevention Skills Workshop

Time & Location

05 Sept 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

St John Hall, 112 Water Walk Road, Blaketown, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand

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About the event

September 5th Greymouth

Workshop - Suicide Prevention Skills

This day-long workshop aims to equip participants with the skills to assess suicide risk and to implement brief evidence-based interventions. Training is based on current best practice principles. Key topics include:

· Current information and scope of the problem of suicide in New Zealand

· Depression and suicide risk screening tools

· Suicide risk assessment

· Risk mitigation and brief suicide prevention interventions

· Stress and self-care for those who work in the helping professions

Workshop notes, and copies of tools and resources will be provided.

A certificate of attendance will be provided for professional development portfolios.

Workshop facilitator: Dr Annette Beautrais

Dr Beautrais has a broad background in health and mental health research with specific expertise and experience in suicide research and prevention. She has conducted multiple research studies, working in New Zealand and internationally, and has published extensively about suicide and suicide prevention. She is Senior Advisor, Suicide Prevention, Health NZ, Te Wai Pounamu, and Suicide Prevention/Postvention Co-ordinator for Health NZ South Canterbury. In addition, she provides community and professional training in suicide prevention throughout New Zealand.

Tickets

  • Standard Ticket

    $25.00
    Tax: +$3.75 GST+$0.72 service fee

Total

$0.00

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