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Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention training workshops

 

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 with input from Australian General Practitioners (GPs), General Practice Nurses and Practice Managers.

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.

 

Skills Training for General Practice Managers and Practice Staff

As part of practice accreditation your staff are required to be able to triage patients. This workshop enables you to develop a strategy or protocol to meet the needs of your general practice, with additional support provided by the identification of local organisations you can draw on to assist your practice, your staff and patients.

  • 2 hour tailored seminar
  • build awareness and skill staff to recognise 'at risk' signs, and to respond appropriately.

  •  "Thank you on behalf of the staff who attended the training session at the Barwon Medicare Local yesterday. My staff felt the session was extremely informative" (Practice Manager)
  • "Excellent engaging facilitator" (Participant)
  • "Very well presented in a sensitive manner." (Participant)
  • "I would recommend this to all my colleagues. Very important." (Participant)
  • "Interesting facts and information I can use." (Participant)
  • "It's good to have an understanding of how to react in such a situation." (Particpant)

 

Book a Workshop:

To book a workshop for your practice, contact Rosa Harrison at  or (03) 9384 8882

 

This is a Wesley Mission initiative delivered by UnitingCare 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.