Learn foundational knowledge and approaches to supporting someone who is having thoughts of suicide.
- Greater confidence in having conversations about suicide.
- The ability to recognize signs that someone may be having thoughts of suicide.
- Knowledge and application of the CPR Support acronym to clearly ask about suicide, assess risk, and create an effective safety plan.
- Statistics on suicide in Canada
- Myths and misconceptions around suicide
- Specific risk factors determining the likelihood of a suicide attempt
- Recognizing emotional and behavioural signs of suicidal thoughts
- CPR Support acronym as a guide for conversations about suicide
- Risk assessment staircase – tiered responses to different likelihoods of suicide attempts
- Conversations maps – practical examples of how to apply these skills
- Suicide intervention flowchart – decision making guide
- Practice scenarios
- Helpful resources