A half day suicide alertness workshop that prepared anyone regardless of prior experience or training to become a suicide alert helper. Suicide alert helsp recognise signs or "invitations" that a person may exhibit when having throughts of suicide. Helpers are trained to confidently take action to connect the person with appropriate help.
Presenter Annette Tesoriero is an engaging and creative workplace and community trainer. She is also an experienced business manager and workshop developer and facilitator who delights in raising the confidence of workshop participants . During her time as the national manager for a leading multinational educational institute she respectfully managed international student crises and mental health issues across seventeen Australian university sites. She has a keen interest in the Arts and Health sector and regularly delivers the Mental Health First Aid Course to arts workers who work in community settings and the arts industry. Recent activity in the Arts and Health Sector saw her creating, developing and delivering government-funded Creative Ageing projects for residents 60+ years in the Shoalhaven region of NSW.
Venue: Wollongong Pilates, 9/83-85 Railway St, Corrimal NSW 2518
Time: 9am - 1pm