Suicide Prevention Training Series



Crisis Counselling Intervention

This half-day workshop aims to educate participants on the basics of crisis theory and to teach communication skills necessary for crisis intervention. Activities in the workshop include defining crisis, reactions to being in crisis, crisis development, and a crisis intervention counselling model will be covered. This workshop is offered off site and on a request basis at this time.

Please contact us at (204) 784-4066 for more information.

Crisis Counselling Skills Workshop

This one-day workshop aims to educate participants on the basics of crisis theory and to teach communication skills that are essential for crisis intervention.  Topics covered in this workshop include fundamental counselling skills, counselling tools, crisis development, defining crisis, and a crisis intervention counselling model.  Basic information on suicide assessment and intervention will be covered.  Role plays and other experiential activities will also be incorporated into the workshop.

The workshop is geared to  those working or volunteering with individuals in crisis (however working in a service provider capacity is not required), and wanting a basic understanding of crisis counselling skills.

Upcoming Dates:
November 30, 2017  (Thurs)

Session Times:
9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost:
$100/person

Schedule is subject to change.

Online Registration – CLICK HERE

Registration questions? Contact Leslie Debrecen by email or phone at (204) 784-4206.

 

Suicide Loss and Bereavement for Service Providers (1/2 day)

Many service providers will work with individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide.  This half day workshop for service providers will focus on understanding the experience of suicide loss and learning how best to support people in their bereavement.

At Klinic
Pre-registration is required
Session times: 1:00 to 4:00PM
Cost: $25.00

Dates:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Schedule is subject to change.

Online Registration – CLICK HERE

Registration questions?  Contact Leslie Debrecen by email or phone at (204) 784-4206.

Upon Request
Presented to individual service organizations and their employees

Within Winnipeg:
$150 honorarium

Outside of Winnipeg:
Fee to be negotiated

For more information and to schedule a Suicide Loss and Bereavement for Service Providers workshop, contact Terri Cressman    by email or phone at   (204) 784-4055.

Introduction to Suicide Prevention: Level 1

This half-day or full-day training session introduces participants to the issue of suicide, explaining the context of suicide in our society, and the meaning of suicide in people’s lives. Suicide recognition, assessment, intervention and prevention methods are the focus.

A non-judgmental approach based in care, compassion, and concern with the suicidal individual is presented in order to provide for a solid foundation of accurate suicide assessment and client safety. This workshop is offered off site and on a request basis at this time.

Please contact us at (204) 784-4066 for more information.

Advanced Suicide Prevention Training: Level II

Few clients challenge us more than clients struggling with suicide. Suicidal clients are dealing with deep and profound pain that can cause the service provider to feel overwhelmed and inadequate. The responsibility is great, and we are expected to assess the situation accurately.

Advanced Suicide Prevention Training (ASPT) explores these areas in-depth, placing emphasis on an understanding of trauma and trauma-informed suicide assessment. ASPT goes beyond the basics and towards more detailed assessment and intervention strategies to support clients on their road to healing. Relationship building and the impact of the work on providers is also a central focus.

This training is for service providers who are providing ongoing support to their clients struggling with recurring suicidality. Participants must have previous training (e.g. ASIST, Klinic Crisis Line Volunteer Training, etc)  or practice in suicide prevention and intervention and be working with clients in an ongoing capacity.

Winnipeg Dates:
March 15 & 16, 2018

Session Times:
9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost:
$150/person

Schedule is subject to change.

Online Registration – CLICK HERE

Registration questions? Contact Leslie Debrecen by email or phone at (204) 784-4206.

 

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a standardized 2-day introductory suicide intervention training course developed by Livingworks in Calgary. It is offered throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia.

ASIST is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. This basic training is mandatory for employment in many community agencies throughout Manitoba, and has been offered at Klinic since November 2006.

Full attendance of this 2-day training is required to receive the ASIST certificate.

Upcoming Dates:
October 12 & 13, 2017 (Thur & Fri)

December 14 & 15, 2017 (Thur & Fri)

February 22 & 23, 2018 (Thur & Fri)

April 18 & 19, 2018 (Wed & Thur)

Session Times:
8:30am to 4:30pm

Cost:
$175/person

Schedule is subject to change.

Online Registration – CLICK HERE

Registration questions? Contact Leslie Debrecen by email or phone at (204) 784-4206.

 

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)  offers ASIST sessions. Please click here for dates and registration information.