Date: August 8th, 2018
Location: Princeton Library
Contact email@example.com or 236-422-1994 to register.
What is safeTALK?
safeTALK is a suicide alertness training that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience, to become a suicide-alert helper.
Learning goals and objectives
Over the course of their training, safeTALK participants will learn to:
- Notice and respond to situations where suicide thoughts might be present
- Recognize that invitations for help are often overlooked
- Move beyond the common tendency to miss, dismiss, and avoid suicide
- Apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
- Know community resources and how to connect someone with thoughts of suicide to them for further help
- Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
- Access to support from a local community resource person
- Powerful audiovisual learning aids
- The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
- Hands-on skills practice and development
For more information contact Liesel, Community Educator with CMHA South Okanagan Similkameen: firstname.lastname@example.org or 236-422-1994.