Scheduled Suicide Prevention Training

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

Scheduled Suicide Prevention Training

Wesley Mission/Wesley LifeForce: Practice staff suicide prevention
workshop.

12th August
TBA
Rockhampton
For Practice Staff

 

Training costs covered through funding for the program.
Click here for more information;
Date claimer: 2 hour- Practice Staff Workshop
CONTACT: Helen.Munn@cqrdgp.com.au ph. 0404 747 940

Wesley Mission/Wesley LifeForce Training for the Rockhampton and
Livingstone Local Government Areas; Suicide Prevention Training;
RACGP CPD accredited training (40 CPD);

  • 14th August
  • 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Rockhampton
  • For private/public doctors and practice
    nurses.

 The first session provides an overview of suicide in Australia;
considers why people take their own life; and discusses loss,
suicidal thoughts or behaviour.
 The second session considers ‘the therapeutic alliance’ and
includes the SALT strategy.
Training costs and catering covered through funding for the program.
There is a brief pre-workshop activity that can be completed in your own
time prior to the workshop and required to be eligible for the CPD
points. RACGP; ACRRM, APNA and general attendees welcome.
For more information: Click here (flyer also attached).
Note: Wesley LifeForce are also looking for a local GP or
psychologist that can co-facilitate the

For the Community
Wesley Mission/Wesley LifeForce Training

13th August
TBA
Rockhampton

Community Gatekeeper Suicide prevention workshop. Simple, effective
interventions that make a real difference. Training costs covered through
funding for the program.
For more information: Click here .
Date claimer: 4.5 hour – Community Gatekeeper Training
CONTACT: Helen.Munn@cqrdgp.com.au ph. 0404 747 940

Calm Care Train 4 Training;

heavily sponsored**;

two day training TBA
Participants of the Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshops living in the
Mount Morgan region are invited to register their Expressions of Interest
for the two day CALM C-A-R-E Train 4 Training program that will enable
them to become a local Calm Care facilitator to deliver the half day
training to their communities. Limited places.

Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshop.

Free**; Mount Morgan Grand
Hotel; ending with lunch

17th July (Sat)
9:00am to 12:30 plus
meal.
Mount Morgan
For the Community

Equip you to be suicide aware and to put your hand up when someone is
signaling they need care. Information on the program can be found here:
https://www.keepcalm.org.au/our-goals/.
Participants have the opportunity to provide their EOI in becoming a
trainer (see the T4T information below). Flyer attached.
RSVP 9TH July

Lifeline Qld’s Mental Health Aware (formally Mental Health Aware).
Free**; Yeppoon Town Hall

June 30th
Cost: Free

Lifeline Qld’s Mental Health Aware (formally Mental Health Aware).
Free**; Yeppoon Town Hall
Recognise, respond and refer when working with someone who may have
mental health concerns. Family and community members, volunteers
and coaches may find Lifeline Queensland’s MH Literacy program
useful. There is a 2 hour pre-workshop online component you can do at
your own time. For more information click here
RSVP 16th June

Standby: Pathways to Care workshop;

Free; Yeppoon Town Hall
Standby will work with local Livingstone organisations and community
groups to build their capacity to participate in a planned (community)
approach to support those bereaved or impacted by suicide. Invites
essential.
RSVP 4th June

Calm Care: Byfield

April 15th 2021
Cost: Free

Participants will learn how to approach the person and make a connection, determine if suicide is in their thoughts, what to do to ensure the person’s safety and how to use the Calm Care app so that support is ongoing as they work through their pain and distress.

More info: 0407 147 778

Calm Care: Gayndah

April 16th 2021
Cost: Free

Participants will learn how to approach the person and make a connection, determine if suicide is in their thoughts, what to do to ensure the person’s safety and how to use the Calm Care app so that support is ongoing as they work through their pain and distress.

Calm Care: Eidsvold

April 17th 2021
Cost: Free

Participants will learn how to approach the person and make a connection, determine if suicide is in their thoughts, what to do to ensure the person’s safety and how to use the Calm Care app so that support is ongoing as they work through their pain and distress.

Calm Care: Biggenden

April 28th 2021
Cost: Free

Participants will learn how to approach the person and make a connection, determine if suicide is in their thoughts, what to do to ensure the person’s safety and how to use the Calm Care app so that support is ongoing as they work through their pain and distress.

Calm Care: Monto

April 30th 2021
Cost: Free

Participants will learn how to approach the person and make a connection, determine if suicide is in their thoughts, what to do to ensure the person’s safety and how to use the Calm Care app so that support is ongoing as they work through their pain and distress.

Find more options for suicide prevention training

Past Training

CALM Care – Mt Morgan

November 29, 2019
Cost: Free

The CALM CARE Program teaches participants 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 help them reach out to support services.

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.

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 – 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.

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.

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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