ICISF is pleased to offer Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders online course for the second time. This two week self-paced course will run September 14-25, 2015. Orientation will open August 14. This course is already part of the array of ICISF courses offered at Regional Trainings. Now, you can take this course from the convenience of your home, from work or the location of your choice.
The course is designed to increase awareness of suicide, and equip participants with information and basic skills to respond to a person considering suicide. Discussions, demonstrations, and scenarios are used to facilitate learning via modules designed for this new method of delivering this important training. This is an entry-level course suitable for anyone, especially people without formal mental health training.
Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders is available for registration now. ICISF members will pay a registration fee of $250 and non-members, $295.00. Registration fees are non-refundable.
• 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
The digital classroom for this course is provided by UMBC Training Centers thru Blackboard. Participants will receive a certificate of completion with 7 contact hours/CE credit.
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Questions may be directed to Michelle Parks.
To register please click here.