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South West Suicide Prevention Training Calendar 2019

Keep up-to-date and sign up to attend the latest suicide prevention training courses available in WA's South West.

June

Youth Mental Health First Aid - Bunbury

Date: Friday 21 and Friday 28 June 2019
Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm
Venue: Bunbury Community Health -  24A Hudson Road Withers, WA 6230
Provider: St John of God Health Care (Community Alcohol and other Drug Service)
Cost: $150 general, $50 concession plus fees and GST
Register

July

Standard Mental Health First Aid - Bunbury

Date: Monday 1 and Monday 8 July 2019
Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm
Venue: Enable - 104 Beach Rd, Bunbury WA 6230
Provider: Michael Finn
Cost: $215

Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Bunbury

Date: Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 July 2019
Time: 8.30am to 4pm
Venue: St John of God Bunbury Hospital Conference Rooms
Facilitators: Glenda Humphries and Rosalie Kickett
To register, email Glenda.Humphries@health.wa.gov.au or 97221300

October

An Introduction To Working With Individuals Who Have Self-Destructive Behaviours

Date: Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October 2019

Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm both days 

Venue: 104 Beach Rd, Bunbury WA 6230

Provider: SAFE in Oz

Cost: $440 per person or $400 per person for early bird registration and payment by 17 September 2019

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Ongoing

The Benang Program

Regular training is offered by the Benang Program, which was created to meet the needs of the local Aboriginal community to help address the increasing statistics of Aboriginal youth suicide. The aim of the program is to provide education on suicide prevention to schools and community groups and to provide information on services available to assist individuals and families dealing with mental health issues.

Register to attend their online training.

safeTalk 

Regular 3.5 hour safeTALK – Suicide Alertness For Everyone Training is offered by the Suicide Prevention Program. The half-day training, which is widely used by professionals and general public, provides suicide alertness skills training including teaching you four steps to create a life-saving connection. Studies have shown the program helps participants ask people about suicide directly, helps connect them with life-saving resources and how to keep people safe until those resources take over. Find out more.

Email or call us on (08) 9721 9256 to host a safeTalk at your workplace.