Strengthened for life®

The Strengthened for life course is a one day program addressing imminent risk of suicide. Strengthened for life provides participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to identify and support people who are at imminent risk of suicide. The course aims to increase participants' capacity to respond to the imminent risk of suicide by providing them with:

  • Evidence underpinning suicidal behavioural patterns and precipitating factors
  • Exercises to consolidate understanding of personal and organisational values/beliefs and their impact upon suicide intervention initiatives
  • Knowledge to identify persons at imminent risk
  • Competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) for active suicide prevention and intervention
  • Detailed communication tips and strategies to support effective communication and intervention processes
  • Practice sessions to apply acquired skills and knowledge to consolidate confidence
  • Knowledge and skills to refer to appropriate services and or supports
  • Skills to look after and support one's own wellbeing
  • Templates to record reflections, intervention and 'personal care' action plans

For more information or to book a Strengthened for life course please visit our contact page.