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CALM Care Suicide Awareness Workshop

The stigma of suicide, mental health, and mental illness must be broken.
The CALM Care Suicide Awareness workshop in Brisbane and Townsville is a half day workshop that teaches you how to recognise when someone may be considering suicide and how to help them.

1/2  DAY Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshop

A person may start thinking suicide is their only option when they have subtle signs that they are struggling with life.

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     Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshop

With this course, you'll learn how to identify subtle warning signs that are often missed, how to make a connection, and what to say. Most importantly, it will enable you to confidently engage someone in crisis by putting your hand up.

 

Throughout this three and half (3.5) hour CALM Care program, you will learn how to recognise when someone may be thinking about suicide.

The duration is three and a half hours (3.5).

  • Approaching and connecting with the person
  • Identifying whether a person is considering suicide
  • The steps to take to ensure the person's safety and prevent suicide
  • Learn how to use the “Calm Care” app to support the person as they work through their pain and distress.
  • It includes useful responses and practical questions at every stage of the conversation and is a 16-page CALM Care booklet filled with information and examples.
  • In your workbook, you will find a list of all the relevant Australian helplines and websites.
  • You will have access to the 'Calm Care' app, which will allow the person you are supporting to connect with their supports whenever they feel vulnerable.
  • Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance that you can proudly display.
  • As part of the course, you will be able to access supporting materials to assist you in your learning and development
  • This is an evidence-based program based on the most recent research aimed at providing life-saving connections for someone at their most vulnerable.

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Check our training calendar.  Our calendar provides information about upcoming events and registration for Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshop @ Brisbane or Townsville.

The WHS and Training Compliance Solutions provides CALM Care Suicide Awareness Workshops in Brisbane and Townsville. Learn more about our online training calendar and build your skillset to expand your knowledge.

In every case, our students have provided exemplary feedback about their trainers' enthusiasm during these courses. WHS and Training Compliance Solutions is a trusted provider of training that helps our corporate clients grow their businesses.

Contact our office or register online to one of our CALM suicide prevention training Brisbane or Townsville.

The cost of the training is - $126 +GST

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Check our training calendar.  Our calendar provides information about upcoming events and registration for Calm Care Suicide Awareness Workshop @ Brisbane or Townsville.

The WHS and Training Compliance Solutions provides CALM Care Suicide Awareness Workshops in Brisbane and Townsville. Learn more about our online training calendar and build your skillset to expand your knowledge.

In every case, our students have provided exemplary feedback about their trainers' enthusiasm during these courses. WHS and Training Compliance Solutions is a trusted provider of training that helps our corporate clients grow their businesses.

Contact our office or register online to one of our CALM suicide prevention training Brisbane or Townsville.

What are the warning Signs?

Even though people at risk of suicide often hide how they feel, they often give warning signs. There can be changes in behavior or feelings as well as changes in how they think or feel.

There are a number of things someone might say, including:

  • It seems like I'm trapped: "I can't see any way out of this mess."
  • The feeling of burden: "They would be better off without me."
  • Having no sense of belonging: "I'm just not a part of any group."
  • A sense of hopelessness: "There is no point in trying. The situation will never get better."
  • I am to blame: "It is my fault."
  • There is no way out: "I just can't handle this any longer."
  • "I'm alone... nobody cares about me anymore; no one would notice if I disappeared."
  • I'll never be the same after this."
  • Helplessness: "Nothing I do makes a difference, it's beyond my control, no one is able to help."

Here are some signs to look out for in their behavior:

  • Suicide attempt or attempts in the past
  • Suicide talks
  • Talking about "feeling trapped or experiencing unbearable pain"
  • A feeling of agitation, anxiety, or irritability
  • A hard time sleeping
  • An alteration in mood
  • Appearance change
  • Leave of absence from work
  • An event that has been stressful recently
  • A feeling of alienation or social withdrawal
  • Feeling preoccupied by internal thoughts or problems
  • The orderly arrangement of their affairs
  • Leaving previously important activities
  • Having negative emotions such as sadness, anger, disconnection, hopelessness, loneliness, or helplessness.

A warning sign should prompt you to take the following action:

  • Don't tell the person that he or she is stupid, how it will hurt their family or friends, or how their behaviour is attention seeking.
  • I've noticed that you haven't been yourself lately, and I'm worried about you," or "I'm wondering how you're doing," could be the way to start the conversation.
  • Simply asking one of these questions can save a life.” Or ask, “Are you having thoughts of killing yourself?” This question won't increase the risk, but a conversation like this will open the door for the individual to share personal feelings and experiences. Don't ignore a person who is contemplating suicide. Help them access resources.
  • It is important to acknowledge your own reactions to the situation. You might feel anxious or dismiss what's happening. It is possible that you might become angry or annoyed at the person who acts withdrawn or irritable.
  • Feeling out of your depth? Ask the person if someone else can help. There are several options available - you can enlist the help of a colleague or manager who has been trained in mental health first aid, or you can call Lifeline directly - 13 11 14.
  • Don't leave someone alone unless you are worried for your own safety if the situation is urgent and the person is in immediate danger. You should contact the person's doctor, mental health crisis service, or dial 000 and inform them that their life is in danger.

Would you like more information about CALM Care Suicide Awareness Workshops Brisbane or Townsville?

calm care suicide awareness CALM Care Suicide Awareness Workshops are available face-to-face at Brisbane and Townsville, helping leaders, managers, and employees to understand and support people who are contemplating suicide.

Please note the frequency of courses provided at each training location can vary. To find out which courses are available, please contact WHS and Training Compliance Solutions to speak with our team today.

In addition to onsite workshops within Australia, we also offer virtual workshops.

Increasingly, Australian businesses are requiring training that builds employees' mental health and wellbeing. The goal of focusing on mental health and wellbeing is to attract and retain top talent, as well as to increase the productivity of your workforce. We regularly receive requests from employers to assist them in building this initiative in partnership with WHS and Training Compliance Solutions Pty Ltd.

Facilitators at our company have a wealth of experience delivering courses online and in person, providing engaging and thought-provoking learning experiences.

Face-to-face training is delivered based on adult learning principles to ensure an engaging and effective experience for the learner.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with us for more information or to discuss your needs.

WHS and Training Compliance Solutions: Why should you choose us?

Updating and keeping your skills current is critical now more than ever. In light of this, suicide prevention and intervention training are necessary.

We offer our training courses in Brisbane and Townsville so you can improve your skills and put your learning to use immediately.

We have been providing WHS and Training Compliance Solutions training to communities and companies across Australia for many years. Our team is knowledgeable about mental health issues and psychological hazards within the workplace, as well as keeping up with best practices.

Our decades of experience and expertise as a leader in the industry make WHS and Training Compliance Solutions Pty Ltd the best choice.

  • Using evidence-based practices is integral to our approach.
  • Providing qualified and experienced trainers to deliver best practice programs is what we do.
  • Experts in their fields develop our courses.
  • The quality of our courses is continuously reviewed or improving.

Check out all our face to face courses in Brisbane or Townsville, or contact us to learn more.

The training calendar provides information about upcoming events and registration for suicide prevention training in your community.

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