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RAV Webinar Recording: Sudden Disclosures

$50.00 inc. GST

This pre-recorded webinar runs for 1.5 hours and can be purchased online and accessed at any time.

This webinar is about responding to client disclosures that point to potential suicidality and it is not always an easy task. It is not uncommon for clients to reveal that they are ‘not ok’ either halfway through a session, or even at the very end of a session; even IF the topic of suicidality has been explored or questioned much earlier in the session. The reasons for later disclosures by the client around their suicidality may be as much to do with the clinician as it has to do with the client.

About the Presenters

Jacinta Hawgood

Jacinta has worked at AISRAP since 2000 and is a Senior Lecturer, and Program Director of Suicidology for the Graduate Certificate in Suicidology and Master of Suicidology Programs, which she jointly developed with Professor Diego De Leo in 2001. She has developed, delivered and evaluated suicide prevention training since 2000. Ms Hawgood has specialist clinical and research interest in the impacts of client and co-worker suicide on the worker, suicide risk assessment processes, training evaluation and personal suicide stigma and its impacts on suicidality. Jacinta has worked clinically with suicidal people for over 20 years and has supervised other psychologists in this domain since 2005.

Martina McGrath

Martina identifies as a person who continues to find ways to thrive while living with mental health challenges, suicidal thoughts, attempts and substance misuse. Martina is enrolled in a PhD program at the Centre For Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and also works part-time as Lived Experience Consultant. Nationally, Martina is recognised as a highly regarded lived experience leader in the suicide prevention and mental health sectors. Martina is also a founding co-chair of the newly established International Association of Suicide Prevention LGBTQA+ Special Interest Group, a member of Suicide Prevention Australia’s Research Advisory Committee and a member of Griffith University’s Suicidology Industry Advisory Board.

Ideal for

Professionals who work with people impacted by suicide, including community organisation workers, school staff, health professionals, youth workers, child and family workers, and counsellors.

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