Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviours: Models and Strategies for Interventions (Part Two)

Please note: You need to have attended Part One of this workshop to attend Part Two.
A discount of $10.00 has been applied to this course for attending Part One.


Workshop Type: Advanced | Course Level: Seven | Catering: Refreshments provided

This is an advanced workshop suited to professionals with some level of training and experience in screening and managing youth and adults with self-harm and suicidal behaviours. Participants will gain skills and practice in a model for formulating risk and tools for intervention. This will be a highly interactive, practical workshop and participants will be provided with the opportunity to practice skills taught via role play and demonstrations. 

• A model of suicide to formulate and communicate suicide risk
• Evidence based strategies for reducing suicidal ideation
• Systemic components of a suicide risk management plan for parent/whānau and caregivers

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Practice using a model to formulate the suicide risk via case study in groups
• Use role play and experiential learning to develop skills in evidence based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy informed interventions
• Brainstorm collectively a plan for individual and systemic interventions to reduce suicide risk
• Develop confidence in communicating and managing a client’s suicide risk concerns

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working within Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development


Terms and Conditions

 Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar