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Best Practices
in Suicide Intervention

Intervention training for mental health professionals

Who is this training for?

This training program is intended for practitioners who have the professional responsibility to provide comprehensive intervention in the context of suicide risk in an adult, adolescent, or youth population in all intervention settings and service modalities.

Training goals

At the end of this training, the participant will be able to direct and orient an intervention with a person having suicidal ideation, and will learn the best practices according to the situation, the clientele and the level of dangerousness.

Duration: 21 hours

Prerequisite: None

Training recognized by :

2 continuing education units

Targeted competencies

The participant will develop the competencies related to the Ministry of Health and Social Services’ best practices in suicide prevention guide (Guide de bonnes pratiques en prévention du suicide à l’intention des des centres de santé et de services sociaux of the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (2010)). More specifically:

Possible variations

This training has been adapted for several clienteles. A discussion with a member of our training team will allow you to determine the most suitable variation for your team:

  • Adults
  • Youth 
  • Mixed (adults and youth) 
  • Detention 
  • First Nations
  • Cree

Terms and conditions

  • This training is offered to participants from the same organization in a closed group. 
  • The number of participants per group :
    • In person, minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 
  • It is also possible to register as an individual participant and join one of our open groups offered several times a year.
  • A certificate of training is issued upon completion of the entire course.


Our rates vary depending on the type of organization and the type of group.

On-site group training

  • Price : 4215$
  • Preferential pricing for community groups : 2685$

Videoconference group training

  • Price : 4152$
  • Preferential pricing for community groups : 2622$

Individual on-site training in an open group

  • Price : 500$
  • Preferential pricing for community groups or students : 385$

Individual videoconference training in an open group

  • Price : 506$
  • Preferential pricing for community groups or students : 391$

Rates are indicative and subject to change.