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Suicide Loss: Psychological Interventions (Level 2)

Overview

Suicide survivors are found to be at higher risk of mental health problems and increased risk of suicide. They face the twin tasks of mourning the loss and coping with the trauma that accompanied the death. Skilled professionals have a major role to play in enabling suicide survivors deal with their experience and find relief from their trauma-based symptoms. In this 1-day workshop at Level 2, participants will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to provide psychological support to suicide survivors in the longer term, drawing on current literature, real-life scenarios and simulated role play practices.

Target Audience

Practitioners, para-counsellors or those in supervisory positions who may encounter suicide losses in the course of their work and are potentially required to extend immediate post-crisis support to those affected by suicide death

Note: Block bookings by Agencies or Entities can be arranged separately. Min. 15 and max. of 20 pax to start class

9 hours

Scheduled Run Dates (Public)

20 Feb 2024 9am – 5pm
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Do note that fees are strictly non-refundable once payment has been made. To view the full terms and conditions of our training programmes, please click here.

Please contact externaltraining@sos.org.sg for more information on programme fees

Duration (9 hours)

Self-paced e-learning: 1.0 hour
Facilitated Classroom learning (in-person): 6.5 hour (1 full day)
Assessment (Written and Role Play): 1.5 hour

*Written Assessment will be conducted on the same day as the Classroom
learning, towards the end. Role Play Assessment will be conducted one-to-one with
Assessor over Zoom on a separate date, typically 1-2 weeks after Classroom learning.

PROGRAMME COST Excluding GST
Nett Fee (after SSG-funding) $195*
Course Fee (before SSG-funding) $650
* Singaporeans aged 40 & above may receive further subsidy

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply integrated psychological interventions on traumatic grief in the context of suicide
2. Apply peer and self-care strategies working with suicide survivors

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