MHFA for the Suicidal Person

four hour workshop

This is an education course to learn how to give first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal. The course complements the 12-hour Standard MHFA course, Blended MHFA Courses and the 14-hour Youth MHFA course.

What the Course Covers

Curriculum content is based on expert consensus guidelines developed with the Delphi method using both professional and consumer experts from English speaking developed countries. Learning outcomes of the course include:

  • Understanding accurate information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context.
  • Reviewing the first aid guidelines of how to intervene when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Practicing these skills in a safe environment.

Please note that the MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide. The MHFA for the Suicidal Person Course is not a therapy or a support group and it is important that people undertaking the course are feeling relatively robust when they undertake it.

Every participant receives a workbook.

To discuss your specific needs please phone: (02) 9879 2600 or email us 

Next Workshop Date:   
Friday, 3 November 2017

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 1:00 pm

Click here to register and pay online now for this workshop

Cost: $130     
Early Bird: $100 (valid until 2 October 2017)

Venue:           
CPSU NSW Regional Office
Training Room 1, Level 7, 191-199 Thomas Street, Haymarket  NSW  2000