2021/22 Masterclasses: Mental Health Improvement, Self Harm and Suicide Prevention

The Mental Health Improvement, Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention team at Public Health Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland

will host four one hour Masterclasses across mental health, self harm and suicide prevention between November 2021 and March 2022. Building on the ‘Ask, Tell, Respond’ resources, the masterclasses are aimed at those working at Enhanced and Specialist levels in health, social care and the wider public workforce (levels as set out in the mental health improvement and suicide prevention framework.  The masterclasses will allow participants to engage, discuss and enhance learning in these areas.

Dates and topic areas covered by these masterclasses are:

November 24th 2021 – The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (Scottish Context)

Professor Louis Appleby, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manchester and Director of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health

December 14th 2021 –  Risk Factors, motivation to complete and Safety Planning

Professor Rory O’Connor, Professor of Health Psychology, University of Glasgow and President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention.

February 23rd 2022 – Bereavement by Suicide

Dr Sharon McDonnell, Managing Director, Suicide Bereavement UK.

 March 16th 2022 – Recovery in Mental Health

Louise Christie, Director, Scottish Recovery Network.

All these one hour sessions will be managed through MS Teams. Booking via this link: Mental Health Improvement, Self-Harm and  Suicide Prevention Masterclasses (office.com)

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