Training for health professionals

Training for health professionals can give clinicians the skills, confidence and practical tools they need to provide effective care for people struggling with suicidality.

The training programs outlined in the table below are not simply about assessing a person’s level of suicide risk. These programs provide you with practical skills to treat suicidality and promote hope.

Training name Target Audience Duration Accreditation Access the training
Profession Body Points
Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

General Practitioners (GPs)

GP registrars

GP Nurses

Mental Health Nurses

Psychologists

Social Workers

Counsellors

 

 

 

6 hours GPs RACGP

Cat 1

40 points

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GPs GPMHSC 6 hrs CPD
GPs ACRRM 30 PRPD
Psychologists APS 6 hrs CPD
Talking About Suicide in General Practice GPs only 3 hours GPs RACGP 6 hrs CPD
GPs GPMHSC 3 hrs CPD
Community suicide prevention training

Other Health Professionals

GP Reception staff

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