Aktion Livräddning - Education in suicide prevention

Aktion Livräddning - Operation Rescue - The suicide prevention training project continues

During the spring of 2014 all people who are active in preventing suicide in Södertälje, Nykvarns, Salem and Huddinge and Botkyrka municipalities will be offered training in general suicide prevention.  Advanced courses will also be offered to those in Sundbyberg and Solna municipalities as well as in the districts of Södermalm , Enskede Contract type , Farsta and Skarpnäck .
 

Vision and support

Suicide prevention training project is now proceeding in Södertälje, Nykvarn , Salem , Huddinge and Botkyrka

 During the spring of 2014 all people actively working with suicide prevention in Södertälje, Nykvarns and Salem and Botkyrka and Huddinge municipalities will be offered training in general suicide prevention.
The one day education day is free and takes place between the hours. 9:00 to 16:00. This training day will later be followed by a meeting on local interaction and collaboration.

The dates of the training is as follows:

Södertälje , Salem, Nykvarn : Wednesdays, 5/3 , 12/ 3, 19 /3, 2 /4, 9/4 , 23/4 or 7 / fifth With particular focus on young people : Wednesdays 12/2 , 26/3 , 5/4
Venue: The Salvation Army , Oxbacksgatan 25 in Södertälje
Huddinge , Botkyrkavägen , Salem : Thursday, 22 /5 ( targeting working with children and young people ) , on Thursday in 12/ 6.

Three more opportunities will be offered during the fall of 2014. Information on local will come later.

Registration

The courses are in Swedish.  Please email to Laila Lindahl: laila.lindahl@sll.se and provide your name , email address , job title , work place and date of training you would prefer to attend.

Training in suicide prevention - programme

Training in suicide prevention under the heading 'Knowledge and collaboration in the identification and treatment of suicidal persons' is offered to people who are engaged in work with suicidal people in the Sodertalje, Salem and Nykvarns municipalities in the spring of 2014 and in Botkyrkavägen and Huddinge municipalities during spring and fall 2014.

During the training day highlighted the following areas of cooperation as a common thread :

  • Facts about suicide , myths and taboos
  • The relationship between suicide and mental illness
  • The importance of an open discussion climate daring to talk about suicide
  • Treatment of suicidal patients and the professional approach
  • Risk factors - what you should be aware of?
  • Protective factors for suicidal acts
  • Young people and suicide cause, treatment and prevention
  • Meeting the needs of closely related - issues , grief and crisis processing
  • The purpose of a suicide risk assessment - why is it and when should it be performed?

Lecturer: Daniel Frydman , psychiatrist, psychotherapist , psychoanalyst

Date and Times

1-day training is offered, to be followed later in the year by a meeting on local interaction and collaboration.

Södertälje , Salem, Nykvarn : Wednesdays, 5/3 , 12/ 3, 19 /3, 2 /4, 9/4 , 23/4 or 7 / fifth With particular focus on young people : Wednesdays 12/2 , 26/3 , 5/14
Venue: The Salvation Army , Oxbacksgatan 25 in Södertälje
Huddinge , Botkyrkavägen , Salem : Thursday, 22 /5 ( targeting children and young people ) , on Thursday in 12/ 6. Three more opportunities will be offered during the fall of 2014.
Local : details later.

Education is free , coffee is included but not lunch

More information on the education 

Linda Karlsson (linda.karlsson@ki.se , 0760-522412 ) .

More information

The courses are in Swedish.  Contact Linda Karlsson (linda.karlsson@ki.se, 0760-522412).

Specialization Courses in Sundbyberg and Solna municipalities

Local interaction and Collaboration

An important part of the project is to improve the interaction between different activities locally. Collaboration between various players who come into contact with suicidal individuals is essential to prevent acts of suicide .


Tuesday, 25 March, at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 27, at 09:00 to 12:00

Lecturer: Johan Andreen, child and adolescent psychiatrist, gestalt therapist

The encounter with the suicidal person

Program - A half day around meeting with suicidal

  • Why is difficult conversations difficult ?
  • Attitudes to suicide - what are they doing to us?
  • If the area between complete processing and rejection
  • Spiritual , existential or religious issues - dare you touch that?
  • How can I be available if I prefer to go from there ?
  • A simple communication methodology .
  • When someone's right to take his life collides with my duty to prevent it.
  • The suicidal persons ambivalence - an important ally
  • Facing suicidal in care or on the town.

Mondays March 10, April 7 and April 28 , from 9:00 to 12:00
Speaker: Hans Gentzel , psychotherapist and hospital chaplain

Transcultural aspects

Thursday, 10 April at 09:00 to 12:00

Tuesday, 20 May at 09:00 to 12:00

Lecturer: Maria Sundevall , psychiatrist

Treatment

Advanced education day on the treatment of suicidal aimed primarily at people working in mental health services for residents in Sundbyberg and Solna municipalities

Monday, March 31

Speaker: Christina Spjut , licensed physician , specialist in psychiatry , consultant

Venues: To be announced