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Responding to the needs of a person presenting with suicidality
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts to explore and identify challenges and treatment opportunities for people presenting with suicidality.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion, based on a case study, to be better equipped to:

  • define the concept of risk and known factors associated with increased risks of suicide
  • identify the needs of a person experiencing suicidality, including assessment, risk formulation, safety planning and ongoing monitoring
  • identify the importance of appropriate referrals and collaboration with other professionals when working with a person experiencing suicidality.

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Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' biographies:

  • Dr Lyn O’Grady (Community Psychologist, Victoria)
  • Dr Graham Fleming (General Practitioner, South Australia)
  • Professor Tim Wand (Nurse Practitioner, New South Wales)


  • Ms Nicola Palfrey (Psychologist, Australian Capital Territory)


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