South West Suicide Prevention training calendar

South West Suicide Prevention training calendar

The South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service (SWCADS) coordinate mental health, wellbeing and suicide prevention training for health professionals and communities.

This calendar is collated for the purpose of disseminating information to the South West community.

Please note this calendar may not be exhaustive of all suicide prevention training in the South West.

Inclusion of information on this page does not constitute endorsement of training, or any associated organisation, product or service by St John of God Health Care.   

If you would like to receive monthly training updates please contact:
Email: [email protected] 

Training events

These training events are suitable for General Practitioners (GPs), other health professionals and para professionals (e.g. teachers).

Val Lishman Health Foundation – GP online training

The program trains GPs to manage suicidal patients. It is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as a CPD Accredited Activity until the 2023. Upon completion of the training program, GPs will receive 40 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points in the RACGP CPD 2020-2022 Triennium (Activity Number 186493).
Provider: Val Lishman Health Foundation
Cost: TBC
Contact and more information: Lishman Health Foundation - Suicide Prevention Module

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training

Gatekeeper Workshops are for participants who are professionals or para professionals whose role brings them in to regular contact with people at risk of suicide.

Provider: Mental Health Commission - Government of Western Australia
Contact and more information: Mental Health Commission - Suicide Prevention Training

 

 

These events are available to allied health workers, teachers, community organisations, students and the general public.

Mental Health First Aid (Youth)

Date: Tuesday 7 June 2022, Monday 13, 20 and 27 June 2022
Venue: Bunbury Baptist College, Dalyellup
Time: 4.30pm to 8.30pm (all sessions)
Presenters: Jen Smoker
Cost: $200
For more information or to register please email [email protected]

LivingWorks safeTALK

Date: Wednesday 22 June 2022
Venue: Busselton Community Resource Centre, Cammilleri Street
Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm
Presenters: Steve Blackwell, Pathways SW
Cost: Free training funded by Busselton Dunsborough Alliance Against Depression
To book email [email protected]

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June 2022
Venue:  Dolphin Discovery Centre, Bunbury
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm both days
Presenters: Jacquie Tarrant (SJOG) and Sharon Ditchburn (MHC)
Cost: Free training funded by the Mental Health Commission of WA
Book now and find out more information about the event. 

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2022
Venue:  The Esplanade Hotel, Busselton
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm both days
Presenters: Jacquie Tarrant (SJOG) and Sharon Ditchburn (MHC)
Cost: Free training funded by the Mental Health Commission of WA
Book now and find out more information about the event.  

LivingWorks Start (Online, self paced)

LivingWorks Start is a 90-minute online training program for all Australians 15 years and over to learn how to recognise when someone is having thoughts of suicide and respond to keep them safe.
Cost: $39.95
Booking and more information.

Lived Experience in the Media

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2022
Venue: Online workshop
Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm (AWST)
Presenters: Roses in the Ocean
Cost: Free training funded by the Mental Health Commission of WA
Book now and find out more information about the event.

Mindframe Plus Online Workshop

Date: Tuesday 26 July 2022
Venue: Online workshop
Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm (AWST)
Presenters: Mindframe
Cost: Free training offered by Mindframe
Book now and find out more information about the event.

LivingWorks ASIST

Date: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 August 2022
Venue: Centrecare, Bunbury
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm both days
Presenters: Lorna Hirsch and Simone Dayer
Cost: $50 (subsidised by Mental Health Commission funding)
Book now and find out more information about the event.