Mental Health First Aid – Conversations about Suicide

Course Length 4 hours
Study Mode On-campus (day)

Mental Health First Aid – Conversations about Suicide

This 4-hour MHFA course is for any interested adult and equips participants with skills and knowledge required to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

 

 

 

 

 


 

What will you learn?

At the completion of the course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person.

Please be aware that this is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.

The MHFA Conversations about Suicide course is not a therapy or a support group and it is important that people undertaking the course are feeling relatively robust when they undertake it. Specific postvention support services can be found at the beyondblue website.

In this  course you will learn how to:

  • Identify warning signs for suicide
  • Have a conversation with someone experiencing suicial thoughts ands behaviours
  • Confidently support a person in crisis

 

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

  • must be 18 years of age and over

Important information

This course contains content, concepts and scenarios that some individuals may find distressing. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this course and in any future employment in this field.

  • Ensuring you have someone to talk to about the content if you need to
  • Contact phone numbers for counselling and crisis services
  • Information about what to do if you begin to feel upset during the training.

 

Victorian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Fee For Service
$AUD 95.00 (incl. GST)

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

genU Training offer this course in the following formats:

On-campus (day) – Study face to face (in a classroom setting)

1 x 4 hour session


 

 

Upcoming Courses

Friday, 19th Nov 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Flemington
  • Study Mode: On-campus
  • Study Time: Half day
  • Vacancies: 12

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