Our online Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Training is an in-depth course that provides evidence-based information for professionals and carers supporting people with Mental Health Concerns.
The course is professionally developed and provides in-depth theoretical knowledge from the comfort of your home.
Upon completion, you will receive a professional development certificate that allows you to claim 10 OPD points with ACA.
All this all for only $69.95
The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:
Indicators of potential suicide risk, including the risk of any type of self-harm
Principles and practices of suicide intervention, including:
- suicide safety
- facilitating emergency interventions
- identifying safe actions to implement safety plans
- facilitation of on-going support
- Referral options and procedures for accessing services
- Procedures for facilitating emergency interventions
- Personal values, beliefs and attitudes that facilitate or impede suicide intervention:
- assumptions about who may be at risk
- common notions about suicide
- assumptions about what might keep someone safe or unsafe
Consideration of how the presence of mental health concerns might influence the helper’s intervention role and inform referral options
Principles and practices of self-care and supervision
Legal and ethical considerations and how these are applied in an organisation and individual practice, including:
- duty of care
- privacy, confidentiality and disclosure
- work role boundaries – responsibilities and limitations
About the course:
- Empower the person at risk to make informed choices
- Maintain rapport to encourage discussion of on-going concerns
- Help the person identify coping strategies
- Determine whether underlying mental health concerns or personal circumstances are present and facilitate access to appropriate help
- Explore possible barriers to seeking or accepting help and develop responses
- Explore what has helped the person survive any previous suicide attempts
- Develop a plan
- Refer to appropriate professionals as required
- Quiz Five
- Document suicide safety plan and follow up action according to evidence informed standards of care and relevant organisation requirements
- Communicate relevant information to work colleagues and other people working with the person
- Reflect on own role in providing support and use learning to enhance future practice
- Identify and respond to the need for own supervision and debriefing
- Quiz Six
The World Health Organisation has predicted that by 2020 Depression will be at epidemic levels. With Mental Health Concerns rising it is vital that we are able to support ourselves and those around us from a person-centred and strength-based approach.
Online Courses By Accredited Trainer's
All Courses are ACA accredited
You will receive 10 OPD with ACA.
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