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Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders
August 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The ability to recognize and effectively intervene with suicidal individuals is one of the most challeng-ing aspects of crisis intervention. This course is recommended for those without formal mental health training. The course is designed to increase awareness of suicide, and equip participants with infor-mation and basic skills to respond to a person considering suicide. Discussions, demonstrations, and scenarios will be used to facilitate learning. This is an introductory level course.
Overview of suicide—Crisis intervention and suicide prevention—Preventative and Protective Factors
Risk and Recognition—Strategies for Responding to those considering suicide—Referral Skills and Resources