Graduate Certificate in Managing Youth Self-Harm and Suicide

The Graduate Certificate in Managing Youth Self-Harm and Suicide is a part-time 12-month course, consisting of 4 x 12.5 point subjects.

It is delivered online through the Centre of Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne.

Designed for health-care professionals working in a range of clinical and community contexts, the course provides specialised knowledge for working with young people experiencing mental ill-health, focusing specifically on the management of self-harm and suicide-related behaviours.

Key topics include:

  • The major theories of youth mental health, with a focus on self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people
  • Evidence-informed assessment strategies to identify young people at risk of deliberate self-harm or suicide
  • Evidence-informed prevention, intervention and safety management strategies for deliberate self-harm and suicide-related behaviours in clinical settings
  • Evidence-informed prevention, intervention, postvention and safety management strategies for deliberate self-harm and suicide-related behaviours in community settings
  • Designing and critically evaluating safety management plans for young people at risk of deliberate self-harm or suicidal behaviour

For more information and to apply visit The University of Melbourne.