Fri, 30 Apr 2021 23:00:00 GMTSat, 01 May 2021 07:00:00 GMT

  

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

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. It also 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:

  • Suicide and Stigma
  • The Suicidal Crisis
  • Acute Management
  • After the attempt
  • 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

TARGET AUDIENCE: GPs, GP Registrars, Multi-disciplinary, Psychologists, Social Workers, Other mental health professionals

PRE-REQUISITES: Completion of predisposing activity

ACCREDITATION:

  • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)  
  • Performance review, 4 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM) 
  • Mental Health CPD (GPMHSC)  
  • 1 MOPS point 
  • 6 hours CPD (Psychologists)

This workshop is eligible for one day of funding under the Emergency Medicine component of the Rural Procedural Grants Program (GPs)

VENUE: Marina Resort, 49 Beach Road, Batemans Bay NSW 2536

COST: $50 (Funded by NSW Ministry of Health)

REGISTER: https://sforce.co/3v0LnPR