Live Virtual Workshops

Suicide Intervention Skills

Promoting Life

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
February 08, 2023 - February 09, 2023
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT )
$499.00 (regular rate) + tax
Location: Online Virtual
12
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Suicide Intervention Skills - Live Virtual Workshop - Feb. 8-9, 2023

Live Virtual Workshops February 08 - 09, 2023 9:00AM-4:00PM CST
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Attendee 1 Information
Working with individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or impulses is challenging, which is why a broad and diverse approach is needed to prevent and respond to the issue. This workshop explores various insights related to suicide intervention, with a key emphasis on life promotion. Participants will practice the skills needed to identify and assist those at risk of suicide and learn how to support people and communities impacted by suicide. A guide for developing a comprehensive suicide intervention plan will be reviewed, along with direction for incorporating a prevention plan into each participant’s own context.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe factors related to suicide prevention and promotion of life
  • Explain risk and protective factors, including warning signs
  • Outline the dynamics of suicide contagion and clusters
  • List steps for a specific approach to suicide intervention
  • Plan practical strategies for supporting all those affected by suicide

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • A Strengths-Based, Life-Promotion Approach
  • Exploring Common Attitudes About Suicide
  • The Language of Suicide Matters
  • Why People Consider Suicide as an Option
  • Suicide and Self-Injury
  • Protective and Contributing Factors
  • Life Promotion and Suicide Prevention
  • Suicide Intervention Steps
  • Suicide Postvention: Supporting Healing After a Death or Attempt

Target Audience

This is an introductory level workshop for social service and health care professionals, social workers, school personnel, support workers, and anyone seeking a better understanding of suicide and how to respond to it.

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Trainer: Tom Walker

MSW, RSW

Tom has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of mental health and addictions within the social service sector and in private practice. His background includes working in front line, management and senior leadership roles. In addition to training with CTRI, Tom is a Human Factors Specialist with Ornge where he provides trauma support and therapeutic interventions for paramedics and staff. His responsibilities with Ornge also include therapeutic interventions, debriefing staff and the development and implementation of a peer support program. Tom believes that real change happens through relationship, authenticity and empowerment. He is a gifted facilitator who integrates real world experiences into practical examples in the workshops he facilitates. Read blogs written by Tom here.

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