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Table 1 Study characteristics

From: Preventing suicide in refugees and asylum seekers: a rapid literature review examining the role of suicide prevention training for health and support staff

  Theme Year Author Title Country of publication Type Description
1 Suicide prevention training for staff supporting refugees and asylum seekers 2021 Löfving Gupta Readiness of Allied Professionals to Join the Mental Health Workforce: A Qualitative Evaluation of Trained Lay Trauma Counsellors’ Experiences When Refugee Youth Disclose Suicidal Ideation Sweden Published research Experiences of heath staff supporting youth refugees with suicidal ideation through TRT therapy.
2 Role of health and support staff in suicide prevention 2021 Ferguson, M et al. Staff Perspectives of Safety Planning as a Suicide Prevention Intervention for People of Refugee and Asylum-Seeker Background. Australia Published research Experiences of health staff in barriers and considerations of safety plan development for refugee and asylum seeker clients.
3 Suicide prevention training for staff supporting refugees and asylum seekers 2021 Procter, N et al. An Evaluation of Suicide Prevention Education for People Working With Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Australia Published research Evaluation of a 2 day refugee and asylum seeker suicide prevention training
4 Role of health and support staff in suicide prevention 2020 Byrow et al. Tell Your Story': a randomized controlled trial of an online intervention to reduce mental health stigma and increase help-seeking in refugee men with posttraumatic stress Australia Published research Online mental health stigma reduction program specifically designed for refugees.
5 Screening practices, interpreters and trauma informed care 2020 Posselt, Baker, Deans, & Procter. Fostering mental health and well-being among workers who support refugees and asylum seekers in the Australian context Australia Published research Staff mental health when working with refugees and asylum seekers
6 Suicide prevention training for staff supporting refugees and asylum seekers 2019 Procter, N. Preventing Refugee and Asylum Seeker Suicide Australia Published research Suicide prevention training and intervention
7 Suicide prevention training for staff supporting refugees and asylum seekers 2019 Momartin, McGrath, Nemorin, Coello, & Bibby. STARTTS in schools: Integrating evaluation and practice to support students from refugee backgrounds. Australia Published research School based mental health and suicide prevention program
8 Role of health and support staff in suicide prevention 2018 N. Procter, M. Kenny, H. Eaton, & C. Grech. Lethal hopelessness: Understanding and responding to asylum seeker distress and mental deterioration Australia Published research Trauma informed practical assistance and support for asylum seekers living in the community
9 Suicide prevention training for staff supporting refugees and asylum seekers 2018 Colucci, Jorm, Kelly, & Minas. Suicide first aid guidelines for assisting persons from immigrant or refugee background: a Delphi study Australia Published research Identifying and supporting suicidality
10 Understanding of mental health and suicide by refugees, asylum seekers 2017 Hynie, M. The Social Determinants of Refugee Mental Health in the Post-Migration Context: A Critical Review Canada Critical review Effectiveness of mental health interventions
11 Understanding of mental health and suicide by refugees, asylum seekers 2016 Barghadouch et al. Refugee children have fewer contacts to psychiatric healthcare services: an analysis of a subset of refugee children compared to Danish-born peers Denmark Published research Barriers to accessing mental health care for refugee children
12 Screening practices, interpreters and trauma informed care 2015 Shannon et al. Beyond Stigma: Barriers to Discussing Mental Health in Refugee Populations USA Published research Conversation barriers in mental health for refugees
13 Screening practices, interpreters and trauma informed care 2015 Talbot, N., Pahlevan, B., & Boyles, J. We cannot talk if we do not feel free UK Grey literature Role of interpreters in clinical practice
14 Screening practices, interpreters and trauma informed care 2008 Rosenberg et al. Through interpreters' eyes: comparing roles of professional and family interpreters. Canada Published research Role of interpreters in clinical practice