Training for Health Professionals

Training for health professionals can give clinicians the skills, confidence and practical tools they need to provide effective care for people struggling with suicidality.

The training programs outlined in the table below are not simply about assessing a person’s level of suicide risk. These programs provide you with practical skills to treat suicidality and promote hope.

Training nameTarget AudienceDurationAccreditationAccess the training
ProfessionBodyPoints
Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

General Practitioners (GPs)

GP registrars

GP Nurses

Mental Health Nurses

Psychologists

Social Workers

Counsellors

6 hoursGPsRACGP

Cat 1

40 points

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GPsGPMHSC6 hrs CPD
GPsACRRM30 PRPD
PsychologistsAPS6 hrs CPD
Talking About Suicide in General PracticeGPs only3 hoursGPsRACGP6 hrs CPD
GPsGPMHSC3 hrs CPD
Community Suicide Prevention Training

Other Health Professionals

GP Reception staff

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