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Suicide prevention in Aboriginal communities



Target audience: People who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in a mental health setting

Course summary: This course provides participants with knowledge about the different risk and protective factors that exist for suicidal behaviours in Aboriginal people. Participants who complete this training will acquire a unique and practical understanding of suicide within an Indigenous context. Examples of the type of content covered in the workshop include:

Participants undertaking this training will also receive accreditation in the Westerman Aboriginal symptom checklist - youth and the Westerman Aboriginal symptom checklist - adult. These tests have suicide risk and cultural resilience subscales.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site. This course is scheduled annually in different locations around Australia. Please see the Indigenous Psychological Services website for an up-to-date schedule of courses.

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified



Indigenous Psychological Services
Ph: (08) 9362 2036
Fax: (08) 9362 5546
Email: ips@ips.iinet.net.au


Last updated: 3 March 2015
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