Youth in Distress: Blended Learning

2022wed08jun9:00 amwed4:00 pmYouth in Distress: Blended Learning

Event Details

Program Outline

With a focus on self-harm and suicide in adolescence, this program will assist clinicians to manage youth in distress, self-harm and suicidality.

The program has been designed to build on the current level of skills of participants and to further develop confidence in undertaking risk assessment and safety planning for youth in distress.

This format has been designed so that modules 2, 3 and 4 can be completed in one day.

Module 1 will need to be completed prior to the commencement of module 2. CPD certificates will be given after completion of all 4 modules in their entirety.

Times: Module 2-4 9am-4pm, including breaks.

Please note this course is entirely online 


7 hours CPD

Suitable for

Counsellors, Counsellor – School, Psychologists, Youth Workers

Topics Covered

  • Topic 1: The suicidal crisis
  • Topic 2: Assessing and managing risk
  • Topic 3: Self-harm
  • Topic 4: After the attempt
  • Topic 5: Self-care

Learning Objectives

  • Manage youth in distress and self-harm
  • Undertake a suicide risk assessment effectively
  • Develop a collaborative safety plan
  • Implement a team approach to treatment planning
  • Provide effective management following a suicide attempt
  • Identify strategies for self-care


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm




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