Scheduled Suicide Prevention Training

See below for the suicide prevention training scheduled for the Central Queensland region.

Scheduled Suicide Prevention Training

CALM – Biloela

September 29, 2019 (tentative)
Cost: Free

The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

CALM – Theodore

October 27, 2019 (tentative)
Cost: Free

The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

CALM – Banana 

November 11, 2019 (tentative) 
Cost: Free

The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

Find more options for suicide prevention training

INSIST – Gladstone

September 16 and 17, 2019
Cost: $100
The Indigenous Network Suicide Intervention Skills Training (INSIST) program is a multifaceted suicide prevention training program that targets at-risk Indigenous youth. The program aims to increase knowledge and awareness of suicide risk factors by developing a sense of connectedness between at-risk groups and health services and support groups. The training will provide participants or ‘responders’, the willingness to intervene with, and refer at-risk youth to appropriate health services and support groups. The training program has been developed with extensive consultation with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.

safeTALK – Rockhampton

August 29, 2019
Cost: Free

Whether directly or indirectly, most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. safeTALK is a three to four hour training that prepares participants to recognise these invitations and connect a person with thoughts of suicide to intervention resources. 

CALM – Moura

August 25, 2019 
Cost: Free

The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

Past Training

Wesley Lifeforce Suicide Prevention Training – Rockhampton

July 2, 2019 
Cost: Free

Informed by the latest research in suicide prevention, Wesley LifeForce training equips participants with a variety of skills such as managing suicidal crisis, understanding risk and protective factors, as well as how to recognise potential warning signs.

Wesley Lifeforce Suicide Prevention Training – Gladstone

July 3, 2019 
Cost: Free

Informed by the latest research in suicide prevention, Wesley LifeForce training equips participants with a variety of skills such as managing suicidal crisis, understanding risk and protective factors, as well as how to recognise potential warning signs.

CALM – Biloela

June 30, 2019 (tentative)
Cost: Free

The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

Standard Mental Health First Aid – Biloela

June 20 and 21, 2019
Cost: $100 or $50 for carers

Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. 

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – Emerald

May 31, 2019 
Learn how to provide mental
Health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal.

In participating in this workshop you will learn..
– How to identify warning signs for suicide.
– How to confidently support a person in crisis.
– How to help the person stay safe.
– How to connect someone to appropriate professional help.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) – Emerald

May 28, 2019
Cost Free 

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a practical, flexible, and recommended approach to helping people in the immediate aftermath of natural disasters. It can be delivered by friends, neighbours, volunteers and professional helpers. In this 90min Information Session, you will learn core skills of PFA, including simple psychological strategies, and gain the confidence to aid and support individuals affected by disasters or adversity. This will be followed by Skills in Psychological Recovery training.

CALM – Biloela

May 26, 2019 
Cost: Free
The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) – Rockhampton

May 14, 2019 
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a practical, flexible, and recommended approach to helping people in the immediate aftermath of natural disasters. It can be delivered by friends, neighbours, volunteers and professional helpers. In this 90min Information Session, you will learn core skills of PFA, including simple psychological strategies, and gain the confidence to aid and support individuals affected by disasters or adversity. This will be followed by Skills in Psychological Recovery training.

Pathways to Care – Gladstone

April 10, 2019
This workshop is aimed at organisations, though individual participants are welcome, and aims to create a planned approach within the community to support those bereaved or impacted by suicide.

Topics covered:

  • The StandBy Service Model
  • What is suicide and its impacts
  • Crisis, trauma and grief
  • What makes suicide different from other sudden deaths
  • Work through a case scenario to determine how the community may respond
  • Self-Care

CALM – Biloela

April 7, 2019
The CALM (Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor) teaches participants how to carry out life-saving interventions for someone who may be thinking about ending their own life. Participants will learn how to recognise the signs that someone might be thinking about suicide, how to have a conversation about suicide, how to help the person feel understood and supported and how to follow up and monitor progress.

Mental Health First Aid – Rockhampton

March 19 – 20, 2019
The course teaches participants how to assist someone who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Mental health problems covered are depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance abuse. The crises covered are suicidal thoughts and behaviours, self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, psychotic states, effects of alcohol and other drugs and aggressive behaviours.

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Emerald

March 4, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Sapphire

March 3, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

Stronger Smarter Yarns for Life – Dysart

March 2, 2019
The program has been developed by leading Australian mental health and education experts including Professor Chris Sarra (2016 NAIDOC Person of the Year) delivered by local trainers who understand the needs and values of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Emerald

March 2, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Comet

March 2, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Capella

March 1, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

Lifeline Suicide Prevention Training – Tieri

February 28, 2019
This workshop teaches participants the skills and knowledge to recognise when someone may be at risk and how to help them stay safe.

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