Module 2: Technology, Suicide Prevention & Self-Harm

This module discusses the key factors that inform risk assessment, including risk factors, warning signs and protective factors at the individual, social and contextual level. It steps through tools used to conduct a suicide risk assessment, the definitions and stages of crisis and works through a six-step model of crisis intervention.

Developed by one of Australia’s leading child and adolescent psychologists, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, and a team of experts, this world-first certificate is focused on how technology can be harnessed to provide best practice mental health and wellbeing care in the youth sector.

It offers an evidence-based curriculum, informed by innovative research by world-leading experts, as well as young people themselves.

Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health have partnered with the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre to deliver this online training.

The full certificate is 28 hours in length, consisting of four online modules of approximately seven hours each, plus additional reading and self-study. The cost of each module is $275 (inc GST) and the cost of the full certificate (all four modules) is $1100 (inc GST).

There are no expectations of prior learning to complete this course except the intention of working with young people (suitable for teachers, coaches, community workers, police officers etc).