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The Kimberley Way: Indigenous Suicide Prevention Training

9 CPD hours
APS Institute CPD

The Australian Psychological Society (APS), with the funding of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has developed a professional development training package around Indigenous suicide prevention for allied health professionals working in the Kimberley region. The aim of the Indigenous Suicide Prevention Training is to develop an allied health professional's understanding of suicide prevention specific to individuals and communities within the Kimberley region. Upon completing this training course and after successfully completing the required assessment tasks for each module, eligible psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers will be eligible to work under the ATAPS Suicide Prevention Service in the Kimberley.

Content outline

  • Module 1 - Foundational Knowledge
  • Module 2 - Effective Clinical Intervention

Learning format

  • Two self-paced learning modules
  • Each topic includes online video presentations and demonstrations, interactive activities, readings, and other relevant resources to enable you to demonstrate active learning in your annual CPD portfolio
  • Participants must successfully complete an online assessment for each topic in order to meet the requirements of the course
  • Certificate of completion.

Duration of enrolment

The course duration is 6 months from the date of your course registration.

What do you need to access this CPD?

You should be able to access this online CPD with a modern computer (including access to a printer) that is less than three years old. Please check with your IT supplier and your internet provider that your computer and internet service has the following:  One of the following browsers installed: Internet Explorer version 9+, Safari 4+, Firefox 3+ (JavaScript and pop-ups must be enabled) or Chrome  An internet connection with a minimum of 512Kbps bandwidth  An audio device such as speakers or headphones  A screen with a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels


Please note - The cost of developing this training course has been subsidised by the Department of Health and Ageing.

Online registration


Health professionals working in the Kimberley region = Free; Other professionals not working in the Kimberley region = $250.00 (inclusive of GST)


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