Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Workshop

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Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Workshop

20 May @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Free

Uniting ReGen is subcontracted by Wesley LifeForce to facilitating this free accredited workshop which provides attendees with the skills and knowledge of how to best support someone who is having thoughts of suicide.

This 4 hour workshop is clinically endorsed and has been reviewed by Mindframe National Media Initiative.  Those in attendance will receive a certificate for attending the full day which can be used toward their continuous professional development (CPD) points with their registered body.

The training

Wesley LifeForce has developed quality suicide prevention training. Our Suicide Prevention Workshop is designed to teach people how to identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and appropriate action to take. Simple effective interventions can make a real difference and save lives. All Wesley LifeForce facilitators are accredited trainers and have completed suicide intervention training.

The outcomes

  • understand risk and protective factors
  • how to identify the warning signs that someone may be at risk of suicide.
  • how to ask directly about suicide intent.
  • understand what local and national support and resources are available to support a person at risk.

Who can attend

Anyone in the community who is over 18 are welcome to attend.  You do not need to have a history of working in the clinical field in order to attend this workshop.  This courses is endorsed by Mindframe Media Initiative however Uniting ReGen trainers are not bereavement counsellors and it is suggested that if you have been bereaved by suicide in the last 12 months that you do not attend.  If you are currently in need of support, please contact 000 or lifeline on 13 11 14.

Location

Castlemaine Community House

30 Templeton Street

Castlemaine, VIC 3450

Date

Monday May 20, 2019

9:00 am- 1:30 pm

If you are interested in attending this free workshop please click on this link to register for the program.  If you have any questions regarding Wesley LifeForce or Uniting ReGen please click on the links which will direct you to their websites.  If you would like to know more about the program or would like to find out about other sessions, please contact Kristy Montgomery by email KMontgomery@vt.uniting.org or call (03) 9384 8882.

 

Details

Date:
20 May
Time:
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wesley-lifeforce-suicide-prevention-half-day-workshop-castlemaine-vic-tickets-58040377331

Organiser

Uniting ReGen
Phone:
03 9385 8882
Email:
KMontgomery@vt.uniting.org
Website:
www.regen.org.au

Venue

Castlemaine Community House
30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, 3450
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