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SUICIDE AWARENESS: AN INTRODUCTION FOR CRISIS RESPONDERS
This course has been determined to qualify for 7 hours of AZPOST continuing training credit
Victor Welzant, PsyD.
The ability to recognize and effectively intervene with suicidal individuals is one of the most challenging 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 information 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.
- 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
All participants must register via the link listed below.