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Suicidal Crisis & Emotional Distress (August 06, 2020)

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

Fee: $150 per attendee – Approved for Massachusetts State 911 Grant

*COURSE WILL BE PROVIDED THROUGH ZOOM ONLINE PLATFORM. PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE, A LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO ATTENDEES ALONG WITH COURSE MATERIALS. FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF COURSE, A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION WILL BE EMAILED TO ATTENDEES.*

This course is designed for public safety officials who may have to deal with a person in crisis, either by phone or in-person. Suicide is not inevitable for anyone. Understanding and knowing the risk factors and warning signs are important ways to recognize the risk of suicide.

Course topics include:

  • Identifying risk factors
  • Identifying warning signs
  • Speaking to suicidal callers
  • Transitioning between caregiver and information gatherer
  • Suicide intervention techniques
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Suicide and substance abuse

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

Venue

ZOOM
Zoom Online Platform