Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments Provided
This workshop presents information on the latest statistics of New Zealand suicide and self harm rates, models for understanding risk and protective factors along with recommendations for management plans. This is designed for professionals wanting a refresher or for those who are new to the area of suicide and self harm. 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.
• Brief overview of definitions and recent statistics as well as models to understand suicide risk and self-harm
• Identification of suicide; screening questions and ways of formulating risk levels
• Acute and ongoing management of people with suicidal ideation and self-harm
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Discuss the recent New Zealand data on suicide and self-harm
• Identify frameworks for understanding suicide risk, tools which are later useful for screening and communication with others about a person’s suicide risk
• Practice carrying out a suicide screening session
• Develop confidence in how to manage persons with suicidal ideation and self-harm behaviours
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working within Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development
*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.
*Early Bird Discount: Register by 11 January 2019 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).