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USING GOOD PRACTICES ON INTERVENING ON BEHALF OF A PERSON WITH SUICIDAL THOUGHTS
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Front-line social workers and health professionals who regularly or daily encounter suicidal people in the course of their work. Places are limited to 12 participants per group.
3 days (21 hours)
Following the training, participants will be able to intervene with the suicidal person using good practices and will have developed the following skills:
- How to determine and verify the presence of suicidal ideas;
- Explore the criteria for assessing the destructiveness of a suicidal act;
- Working on ambivalence and repositioning;
- How to estimate the level of risk and how to deal with it safely.
- My position on suicide;
- The suicidal person’s experience;
- Welcoming and creating the alliance;
- Identifying the vulnerable person and verifying the presence of suicidal thoughts;
- Exploring the criteria for estimating the dangerousness of a suicidal act (use of the grid);
- Work on ambivalence and repositioning;
- Agree on an action plan;
- Estimate the dangerousness and conclude safely;
- Facilitate access to follow-up and services, as well as offer a follow-up adapted to the needs;
- Take care of yourself at work.
Three models are available:
- Youth version: It is intended for workers from various backgrounds who have basic intervention skills and who work with a clients aged 14-18 years, and vulnerable to suicide.
- First Nations version: This training is intended for workers who have the mandate to carry out a complete suicide prevention intervention and who work with First Nations. It is offered in collaboration with a First Nations representative linked to the CSSS-PNQL.
- Version for Quebec correctional institutions: This training is intended for correctional officers who are members of the Specialized Intervention Teams of Quebec correctional institutions.
For more information on these variations, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accredited training by SOFÉDUC*
*At the end of this training, participants who pass the evaluation receive an official certificate awarding them two Continuing Education Units (CEUs) recognized by the professional orders.