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Suicide Prevention in Aged Care

Register for one of our workshops lead by industry professionals, and designed to help give you the necessary tools for suicide prevention in the workplace.

Workplace Suicide Prevention

Register for one of our workshops lead by industry professionals, and designed to help give you the necessary tools for suicide prevention in the workplace.

Workshops and Training

Register for one of our workshops lead by industry professionals, and designed to help give you the necessary tools for suicide prevention in the workplace.

Resources and training for professionals and practitioners working to prevent suicide, in their workplace or as a core part of their clinical work.

If you are feeling suicidal or looking for guidance to help someone else, please call Suicide Call Back Service 1300 65 94 67

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality service possible to work with and train practitioners likely to encounter clients experiencing suicidal ideation, suicidal behaviour or bereavement of suicide. We also strive to equip workplaces to effectively respond to the critical needs of their workforce, while fostering an environment that delivers meaning, connection and hope.

Our Vision

We seek to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships and approaches with caring professionals across the country. These professionals work across a broad range of disciplines and situational contexts. In everything we do, our goal is to ensure that our training, supervision and support is tailored to, and responsive to, the identified needs of individuals, their organisations, and the community or population they serve.

Meet The Team

Carmen Betterridge

Carmen Betterridge

Director

Director, Principal Psychologist and Facilitator, Carmen has over 15 years of experience with a diverse range of clients and leads the team.

Fleur Taylor

Fleur Taylor

Forensic Psychologist

Fleur is a Registered Forensic Psychologist with an impressive resume of experience, notably with children and adolescents and those in correctional settings and Out of Home Care.

Dr Kaine Grigg

Dr Kaine Grigg

Clinical Psychologist

Kaine services our Western Australian region, impressing academically, clinically and professionally. He’s an exceptional facilitator too!

Amelie Nguyen

Amelie Nguyen

Registered Psychologist

Amelie is a Registered Psychologist completing a Master degree in Clinical Psychology with a wealth of knowledge in suicide risk.

Vanessa Hough

Vanessa Hough

Remedial Massage Therapist

Vanessa is a Remedial Massage Therapist and champions holistic approaches to health care, including mental health care. She is our Project Officer and Admin Assistant

Terrena Betterridge

Terrena Betterridge

Clinical Nurse Specialist

A Clinical Nurse Specialist, Terrena has qualifications and experience in Alcohol and Drug Studies, Mental Health, Nursing Practice and is completing her Master of Addiction Studies.

Tegan Cotterill

Tegan Cotterill

Social Work

Tegan is a social worker with 15 years’ experience in clinical work and project management.

Upcoming workshops

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Foundations to Suicide Risk Assessment

This workshop is designed to equip you with the foundational skills, experience and knowledge to save a life.

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Engaging with Suicidality

This training focuses on applied skills and practice in the assessment and engagement process for clients experiencing suicidality.

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Legal & Ethical Aspects to Suicide Risk Assessment and Management

This training includes evaluation of assessment practice, documentation, referral and management practices, and recognition of occupation based risks*.

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Suicide Prevention for Leaders

This training is delivered on demand, across multiple platforms, depending on your needs: including, Face to face training, Train the Trainer and web based learning.

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