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 name Target Audience Duration Accreditation Access the training
Profession Body Points
CAMS – Collaborative Assessment and Management Of Suicide Mental Health Professionals Psychologists Social Workers Counsellors 6 Hours Face-to-face or Online 3 x 1 hour consultation calls N/A Register Your EOI
Closes 29th March
Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention General Practitioners (GPs) GP registrars GP Nurses Mental Health Nurses Psychologists Social Workers Counsellors 6 hours GPs RACGP Cat 1 40 points Enquire or request training
GPs GPMHSC 6 hrs CPD
GPs ACRRM 30 PRPD
Psychologists APS 6 hrs CPD
Talking About Suicide in General Practice GPs only 3 hours GPs RACGP 6 hrs CPD
GPs GPMHSC 3 hrs CPD
Community Suicide Prevention Training Other Health Professionals GP Reception staff Variable View here