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Workshop on Gate Keeper’s training in Suicide Prevention for prisoners

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Tamil Nadu Prisons and Correctional Services Department

Central Prison-1, Convict, Puzhal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

 

World Suicide Prevention Day

Workshop on Gate Keeper’s training in Suicide Prevention for prisoners

‘World Suicide Prevention Day’ was followed in Central Prison-1, Puzhal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India today (i.e.,10.09.2022). Towards the reformation and rehabilitation of the prisoners, a movement called “Seerthirutha Sinegithan” (Reformation Friends) was started, and it is presently functioning in Central Prison-1, Puzhal. As of the part of that, about 50 selected convict prisoners were given training on ‘Gatekeeper’s training in Suicide Prevention’. In the inauguration function held today at Central Prison-1, Puzhal, the Superintendent of Prisons Tmt.Nigila Nagendiran gave the welcome/inaugural speech. The Prison Psychologist Dr.U.Baskaran introduced the resource person Dr.Thenmozhi, Professor and Head, Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Madras to the team. Dr.Thenmozhi briefed on the facts that Suicide is definitely a preventable act. She also elaborates picture on the challenges faced worldwide in suicide prevention drive, clues/signs to identify the people with suicidal tendencies, ways how they can be safeguarded, and about the basic skills required for the Gate keepers for Suicide Prevention program. The Deputy Inspector General of Prisons, Chennai Range had presided over the function, and he gave a speech on the theme “Creating Hope through Action” and spoke about the importance of having hope in life. At the end, Tr.Elangovan, Jailor, Central Prison-1, Puzhal gave the vote of thanks. The function was hosted by psychological counselors Tr. Mouliswaran and Tr.Dilipkumar.

Details

Date: September 10
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Central Prison-1, Convict, Puzhal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Central Prison
Chennai, Tamil Nadu India
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Phone:
044 - 25368158

Organizers

Tamilnadu Prisons and Correctional Services department, Central Prison-1 (Convict )
Central Prison-1 ( Convict ),Puzhal

Venue

Central Prison-1, Convict, Puzhal, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Central Prison
Chennai, Tamil Nadu India
+ Google Map
Phone:
044 - 25368158