In-Person Workshops

Suicide Intervention Skills

Promoting Life

October 19, 2022 - October 20, 2022
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CDT )
$499.00 (regular rate) + tax
12
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Suicide Intervention Skills - In-Person Workshop, Winnipeg – Oct. 19-20, 2022

In-Person Workshops October 19 - 20, 2022 9:00AM-4:00PM CDT
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Working with individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or impulses is challenging, which is why a broad and diverse approach is needed to prevent and respond to the issue. This workshop explores various insights related to suicide intervention, with a key emphasis on life promotion. Participants will practice the skills needed to identify and assist those at risk of suicide and learn how to support people and communities impacted by suicide. A guide for developing a comprehensive suicide intervention plan will be reviewed, along with direction for incorporating a prevention plan into each participant’s own context.

In-person events follow local guidelines for gathering. This workshop will transition to a virtual event should COVID restrictions limit in-person gatherings. Please call CTRI before booking flight/hotel room.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe factors related to suicide prevention and promotion of life
  • Explain risk and protective factors, including warning signs
  • Outline the dynamics of suicide contagion and clusters
  • List steps for a specific approach to suicide intervention
  • Plan practical strategies for supporting all those affected by suicide

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • A Strengths-Based, Life-Promotion Approach
  • Exploring Common Attitudes About Suicide
  • The Language of Suicide Matters
  • Why People Consider Suicide as an Option
  • Suicide and Self-Injury
  • Protective and Contributing Factors
  • Life Promotion and Suicide Prevention
  • Suicide Intervention Steps
  • Suicide Postvention: Supporting Healing After a Death or Attempt

Target Audience

This is an introductory level workshop for social service and health care professionals, social workers, school personnel, support workers, and anyone seeking a better understanding of suicide and how to respond to it.

Terms & Conditions

View our cancellation policy and other information regarding your live virtual workshop or for your in-person workshop.

Trainer: Paul Carrick

MSW, RSW

Paul has been providing conflict resolution and counselling services for over 25 years. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social work and a diploma in Human Resources. Paul currently works for the University of Winnipeg as a Complaints Resolution Advisor and has a small private practice. Some of his past roles include being an Employee and Family Assistance Program Therapist, Justice Department Trauma Therapist, and a Respectful Workplace Advisor. Paul’s focus as a therapist has been on addressing violence against women, domestic abuse, addictions, mental health concerns, childhood sexual abuse, and trauma. He believes the key to working with people is to do so in a nonthreatening manner so that individuals feel heard and supported. As a trainer, Paul delivers practical, applicable information in an approachable, humorous, and engaging presentation style.

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1670 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3J 0C9, Canada Winnipeg MB R3J 0C9
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