This 2 hour interactive course outlines the rationale for and importance of undertaking a suicide risk assessment on all people at risk.
It discusses the limitations of suicide risk assessment tools and provides step-by-step tuition on how to perform a suicide risk assessment.
This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.
Participants will learn how to perform a suicide risk assessment and what the limitations of suicide risk assessment tools are. They will learn about risk factors, the protective factors, and be able to identify warning signs. At completion, particpants will be better equipped to identify individuals requiring further support and referral.
Critical in the provision of care to vulnerable groups, suicide risk assessment tools can assist in an overall individualised approach to patient centred care and assessment.