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Schedule for Training


Contract provides 3 types of trainings:

  1. Suicide prevention and mental health
  2. Volunteer training
  3. Monthly community trainings
Please scroll down to view the schedule for all our trainings.


1. SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH

  1. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) »
    Two-day (approximately 16 hours) intensive, interactive suicide first aid workshop for community members, hotline counselors and other caregivers. The skills can be used on the phone or in person.
    Dates to be announced.

  2. QPR Gatekeeper Training »
    60-90 minute training teaches participants to recognize suicide warning signs, and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help.
    Dates to be announced.

  3. safeTALK »
    2.5 hour training helps participants identify people who have thoughts of suicide, apply TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, KeepSafe) and connect them with suicide intervention provider.

  4. Mental Health First Aid »
    8-hour training (two half days) to enhance mental health literacy, decrease stigma of mental health problems, learn how to help a person in crisis.

    July (You must attend both days)

    • Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 9 am to 1:15 pm
    • Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9 am to 1:15 pm

    August (You must attend both days)

    • Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 9 am to 1:15 pm
    • Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 9 am to 1:15 pm


2. VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Hotline Volunteer Training »
Classroom training, observation and apprenticing to become a volunteer on the Contact Hotline. Three-day weekend training fulfills classroom portion of the volunteer training.

May Basic Training has been postponed to September 12, 13 & 14

September
  • September 12, 2014, noon to 8 pm
  • September 13, 2014, 8 am to 4 pm
  • September 14, 2014, 8 am to 4 pm

More information on volunteering.


3. MONTHLY COMMUNITY TRAININGS

  1. Children 1st »
    Six-hour session for separating/divorcing parents
    For information, dates, and registration
    Call 315-251-1400, ext. 132

  2. Anger Management »
    Anger management program for adults. Ninety minutes a week for six weeks. You must attend all six sessions to receive a certificate.
    Registration is by phone only.
    Call 315-251-1400, ext. 132

 

 
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