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Professional Development

Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Online Workshop – Suicide Prevention Training – via ZOOM

Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Online Workshop – Suicide Prevention Training – via ZOOM

LifeForce Suicide Prevention Workshops are designed to teach people how to identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and appropriate action to take. Effective interventions can make a real difference and save lives.

Informed by the latest research in suicide prevention, Wesley LifeForce has developed a quality suite of suicide prevention training. The suicide prevention training equips participants with the knowledge and skills to increase awareness of suicide in Australia, identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and appropriate action to take. Effective interventions can make a real difference and save lives. The programs aim at training individuals from all walks of life, as well as organisational groups. All Wesley LifeForce facilitators are accredited trainers and have completed suicide intervention training. Below you will find an outline of the workshops.

Session 1 – Tues,12 October 2021, 9.30am – 11.00am, ACST Time
Session 2 – Tues, 12 October 2021, 12.00pm – 2.00pm, ACST Time
Session 3 – Wed, 13 October 2021, 9.30am – 12.00pm, ACST Time

The outcomes

  • understand risk and protective factors
  • how to identify the warning signs that someone may be at risk of suicide
  • how to ask directly about suicide intent
  • understand what local and national support and resources are available to support a person at risk

Ensuring participant safety

The workshop material is specifically designed keeping participant’s safety in mind. The course material is vetted by MindFrame – an Australian Government body
which provides expert advice to the suicide prevention sector on responsible reporting/portrayal of the issue of suicide.


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