This 1-hour Suicide Safety Course will guide you or how to have a meaningful and comfortable conversation with someone who may be thinking about suicide. You will learn how to listen and help the person see another option other than suicide.
Lesson one is an introduction and a quick overview on how to naviagate this course.
Learn about the prevalence of suicide in Australia and how many have been touched by suicide. Learn about the most common challenges a person experiences when faced with someone’s suicide and see a list of the main helplines in Australia.
- Learn about the development of CALM, and how lived experience is drawn upon, how CALM is easy to follow, simple to remember, Australian based, and utilities modern technology.
- We share the findings from the Exeter University at the IASP (Internation Association of Suicide Prevention) Conference.
- Find out why Motivational Interviewing is having a positive influence in suicide prevention.
- Learn about the warning signs and risk factors that are sometimes overlooked.
- Take a closer look at how to determine if someone may be considering suicide.
- The CALM model unpacked.
- The challenges around asking someone about suicidal thoughts.
- What do you do next if someone tells you they are having thoughts of suicide.
- What skills to draw upon to listen to someone thinking suicide.
- What comes next when the persons emotional crisis is subsiding.
- How you can make a difference.
More resources for you, and your certificate of completion.