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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