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‘Safety Planning Intervention – A Strategy for Preventing Adolescent Suicide’ – University of Melbourne Health Professionals Workshop

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Glenn Melvin Health Professionals Workshop flyer – Shepparton

 

This workshop is only for Allied Health & Mental Health staff.

The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health invites Allied Health & Mental Health staff to a workshop ‘Safety Planning Intervention – A Strategy for Preventing Adolescent Suicide’ by A/Prof Glenn Melvin.

 

The presenters A/Prof Glenn Melvin is a Clinical Psychologist at the Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry & Psychology.  The workshop will be held at The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health, 49 Graham St, Shepparton at 2:00 – 4:00pm on Thursday 29th November, 2018.  *This is a free event and there will be no charge to those who attend.

 

The workshop will provide:

  • New perspectives on how suicidal thoughts emerge during adolescence will be discussed along with contemporary risk factors for suicide
  • Discuss the rationale behind safety planning and the current evidence base supporting the use of this technique
  • Instruction on how to develop a safety plan using Safety Planning Intervention as developed by Prof Barbara Stanley & Prof Greg Brown
  • Attendees will be trained in the use of the BeyondNow smartphone app and web-based safety plan developed by

beyondblue in collaboration with Monash University

 

RSVP – Please register online: www.trybooking.com/XXIY  or contact Di Doyle, Events, Community Engagement & Alumni Administrator, The University of Melbourne E. ddoyle@unimelb.edu.au or P. (03) 5823 4512 by Friday 23rd November, 2018.

 

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Kind regards
Di

Di Doyle |Events, Community Engagement & Alumni Administrator | Department of Rural Health

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences | The University of Melbourne

T: +61 3 5823 4512 |  E: ddoyle@unimelb.edu.au | Monday – Thursday and every second Friday

49 Graham Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

www.ruralhealth.unimelb.edu.au

 

Details

Date:
November 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

University of Melbourne (Shepparton)
Shepparton, VIC Australia + Google Map