Suicide Assessment & Intervention

What's In It For Me

In view of the rising suicide rate, there is a need to train workers with the essential knowledge about suicide, as well as learn the assessment and intervention skills to handle such cases. This workshop aims to bring participants through guidelines, challenges and plans that can be adopted to help workers in their dealings with clients.

Who Should Attend

All counsellors, social workers, pastors, volunteers and pastoral workers in social service sectors.

Course Duration

2 full days, 9.30am - 5.30pm

Total Training Duration (Hour)

14 hours

Course Outline

Course Contents

  • Definition of suicide

  • Myths & facts about suicide

  • Characteristics of high-risk groups

  • Warning signs of suicide

  • 4 basic attitudes towards life & death

  • Assessment of suicide risk level

  • Intervention of suicide

  • Suicide & law

Course Objectives

This course will help participants:

  • Be better equipped with the necessary knowledge about suicide

  • Learn assessment and intervention skills

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Chan Earng Han holds a Master of Social Science (Counselling) from Edith Cowan University (Australia) and a Master in Counselling from Sioux Falls Seminary (United States of America).

He is a well sought-after Trainer cum Counsellor. His passion in working with youth led him to attain his Graduate Diploma in Youth Work from Edith Cowan University (Australia).

He currently specialises in counselling young people and families who have committed petty crimes, struggled with sexuality and mental health issues including having suicidal thoughts & intent.

Earng Han is also trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and he utilises Systemic lens in conceptualising problems faced by individuals and families.

Course Fee Payable
Original Fee Before GST With GST (9%)
Course Fee $700.00 $763.00
Corporate Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider)
Non-SME Before GST With GST (9%)
NCSS PCG 45% funding (SC/PRs) $385.00 $419.65
SME Before GST With GST (9%)
NCSS PCG 45% funding (SC/PRs) $385.00 $419.65

Early Bird Fee: S$ 600 (before GST) (register & pay by 23 Apr 2024, which is 6 weeks before course start date)

* Discount will be reflected during payment checkout / billing invoice

NCSS member agencies staff and qualified volunteers are eligible to apply for VCF Funding

PCG (formerly VCF) funding at 45% per pax for Singaporean/PR staff

& 25% for EP/ WP/ SP staff

End date of approval: 6 Aug 2024

Please note that prices are subject to change.
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