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Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention training workshops

 

Designed to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia CPD requirements

 

With a 17 year history of suicide prevention support to the Australian community, Wesley LifeForce offers training that is developed from evidence-based expertise in the Australian community and by Australian healthcare professionals.

UnitingCare ReGen delivers this free training in Victoria and Tasmania. ReGen is the leading alcohol and other drug treatment and education agency of UnitingCare Victoria and is also a nationally Registered Training Organisation. Our facilitators are highly experienced in therapeutic service provision as well as training development and delivery.

Refresh your skills:

Our specialised programs are designed to equip you with leading methodology and strategies in suicide awareness, prevention, intervention and reporting. To keep abreast of new developments, our programs are regularly reviewed by our national Advisory Board, consisting of leading Australian researchers and practitioners in the field.

All training is free to attend.

 

Training at your Workplace

Would your organisation would like to provide Suicide Prevention training to ten or more employees? To discuss the possibility of a free workshop at your workplace please contact Kristy  at Uniting ReGen on (03) 9384 8882 or

 

Skills training for Aged Care Nurses

Depression in the elderly is a very real risk factor and it is critical that Aged Care Nurses are equipped to recognise the signs that an aged resident may be having suicidal thoughts.

  • comprehensive, 4 hour tailored workshop
  • recognise possible risk factors and develop the necessary skill in intervention strategies.

 

  • "A good refresher...made me more confident in identifying possible at-risk people" (Participant)
  • "Changed my perception of suicide prevention strategies and helped me feel more in control of difficult situations" (Participant)
  • "Very informative, comfortable atmosphere and easy interaction within the group" (Participant)
  • "Very beneficial. Maintained everyone's interest throughout the morning. Very informative and presenter had excellent knowledge of the topic" (Participant)
  • "[Of Most benefit was] being able to talk about suicide, risks and protective factors. Excellent facilitator." (Participant)
  • "The presenter allwoed an open dialogue, lessening the fear of 'getting it wrong'." (Participant)

To book a workshop or for more information, contact

  or phone (03) 9384 8882 

 

This is a Wesley Mission initiative delivered by Uniting ReGen.
Wesley LifeForce gratefully acknowledges the funding provided by the Australian Government.

ABN 57 996 964 406 Wesley Mission is a part of the Uniting Church in Australia