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Safety and Suicide Intervention Training (SSIT) for Mental Health Clinicians – INVERLOCH

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE WAITLISTED FOR ATTENDANCE PLEASE EMAIL events@gphn.org.au

Safety and Suicide Intervention Training (SSIT) is an education package designed to support clinicians who work with consumers experiencing acute suicidal crisis. It combines evidence-based approaches to screening and assessment, formulation, safety planning, lethal means restriction and consumer and carer education. This workshop is aimed at those who work alongside consumers and carers and whom provide professional support, counselling and therapy in primary care settings.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Participant will be able to utilise evidence-based assessment, formulation and safety planning approaches;
  2. Participants report increased understanding of managing suicidal crisis;
  3. Participants identify strategies for self-care when managing persons in suicidal crisis.

PRESENTER

Owen Connelly, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Suicide Prevention Clinical Lead, LRH

For psychologists, private counsellors and primary mental health staff.

Note: If venue numbers for gatherings are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions, confirmation of attendance will be allocated in order of registration.

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