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Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT

Do you know how to help someone that is feeling suicidal?
Learn practical skills to improve your confidence in this half-day course.
The four hour session is based on Mental Health First Aid’s expert consensus guidelines “Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours: First Aid Guidelines.”
This course will cover:

How to identify warning signs for suicide
How to confidently support a person in crisis
How to have a conversation with someone experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours

On completion of the course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person. You will also receive a handbook and an online Certificate of Completion.
Who can attend?
This course if intended for Carers caring for someone with mental ill health, as there are no prerequisites, however, it is important that people signing up for the course are feeling relatively robust when they undertake it. It is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.
For further information please contact mhcarers@carersact.asn.au
Cost – $10 to be paid through the Eventbrite
Please note: The full cost of the course is payable before attendance through the ticket registration. Payment options include debit and credit cards. Should a carer be unable to afford this, please contact Carers ACT on 6296 9982 or through email on mhcarers@carersact.asn.au
As this course is at a cost to Carers ACT, there will be no refunds.

Venue

Carers ACT Holt
2/80 Beaurepaire Crescent
Holt, 2615 AU
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Website:
http://www.carersact.org.au