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Preventing Suicide in New Zealand Schools - Webinar

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 14 August 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9wsW

Rates of suicide are increasing in New Zealand. Suicide can be a scary and intimidating topic for many teachers and staff who work in schools. This webinar will empower anyone who works at a school to have a much better understanding of the causes of suicide, how to help someone who is suicidal and how to refer someone to expert help when it is required.

The webinar will look at several causes of suicide including, depression, childhood trauma, failure, sleep deprivation and the contagion effect. Based on the latest scientific research, there will be new information for all attendees.

When: Monday 9 September at 3:30pm

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $195 +GST (per school)

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

Please note, our one fee, one screen policy means your entire team can watch the webinar, at the same time for the same price. 

Note also that registrants who attend and complete the webinar will receive an attendance certificate.

About the Presenter

Michael Hempseed is the author of Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community. The book is being used by the New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, GPs, counselors as well as many parents and teachers. Michael gained an honours degree in psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008. In 2016 he spoke at TEDx.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

09 September 2019 – 09 September 2019

Further information

Contact: Richard Dams

 (0800) 737 855

info@peptalks.co.nz

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