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Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders

August 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Course Description:

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.

Program Highlights:
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

Details

Date:
August 15, 2017
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Polk Critical Incident Stress Management Team
Phone:
863-535-6366
Email:
cism@polk-county.net

Venue

Polk County Emergency Operations Center
1890 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33809 United States
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