Suicide: Prevention, Intervention, Postvention
March 6 @ 8:30 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pmFree
SUICIDE: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention
CLEET Hours: 14 hours with 7 MH hours
CLEET Number: 24-0008
– Why do people kill themselves?
– How do I ask someone if they are feeling Suicidal?
– What do I do if they say they ARE Suicidal?
– How do I deal with the strong emotions Suicide generates?
This 2-day course provides answers for these and other questions that many crisis interventionists, peer support members, and coworkers often have about Suicide. This intensive course is taught by a Mental Health Professional who provides participants with basic information about Suicide as well as help participants develop practical skills for Suicide Prevention, Suicide Intervention and the follow-up Postvention. Small group role play scenarios will allow participants to apply the suggested techniques as they are learned.
The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals, when necessary, will also be discussed.
This course is designed for First Responders and Mental Health Professionals who assist First Responders and their families in dealing with job-related Stress and Trauma.