Suicide Prevention Course for Mental Health Professionals

Suicide Prevention Course for Mental Health Professionals

Continuing Education
September 25, 2023
+3 GMT
Dr. Mostafa Hussein Omar
Dr. Mostafa Hussein Omar
Psychiatrist and Academic Consultant (Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Dr. Mostafa Hussein Omar, a psychiatrist and academic consultant at Behman Hospital, Cairo, brings a breadth of experience. He received his education from Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine. A member of the UK's Royal College of Psychiatrists, Dr. Omar specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD. He's dedicated to training the next generation of mental health professionals.

Course Description
Are you a dedicated mental health professional eager to help more stories continue? This training will help you develop a strong foundation in suicide risk assessment. Gain insights into effective interventions for individuals at risk. Learn how to connect individuals with appropriate resources. Discover reliable sources for suicide prevention information.
Key Learning outcomes

- Equip clinical psychologists and psychiatrists with the essential knowledge and skills to define suicide and self-harm objectively. 

- Cover the risk factors of suicide in both the general population and special groups, such as the elderly and those with HIV. 

- Examine global suicide rates and determine the current rates of suicide in Egypt based on the latest public data. 

- Present the issues regarding the legality and stigma of suicide. 

- Help you learn the importance of reporting on suicide in a responsible and sensitive manner, as well as the impact it has on families, friends and communities. 

This course is tailored for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, but it also welcomes inpatient nurses at psychiatric hospitals, and doctors at large. Attendees must be on a proficient level of English.
This course may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who are having suicidal thoughts or self-harm ideas. Topics discussed may be triggering. Suicide is a serious issue among healthcare professionals, and so some may not be ready to attend this course at this time.
This course is online
This course will be held at
This course is in
Arabic with English references