This Gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and practices. The course takes approximately one hour to complete.
Key components covered in training:
- How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal
- How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide
- The common causes of suicidal behavior
- The warning signs of suicide
- How to get help for someone in crisis
See Advanced Training and Training for Professionals with Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) HERE
LivingWorks Start teaches life-saving suicide prevention skills in as little as one hour online. Dynamic, interactive content provides a high-impact learning experience.
This 1-credit-hour training module examines how suicide affects the LGBTQ community. The school environment can have an enormous impact on a young person’s life. It is vitally important to ensure that school make all students feel welcome and safe. LGBTQ students are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts than their heterosexual peers. The training module and research are presented by Dr. Scott Poland and Richard Lieberman, noted experts in the suicide prevention field.
This 1-credit-hour training module discusses creating an action plan for the aftermath of a suicide. There are many actions that school should avoid in the wake of a student suicide. The presenters examine the scope and magnitude of people that are affected by a suicide. The training module and research are presented by Dr. Scott Poland and Richard Lieberman, noted experts in the suicide prevention field.
Theses webinars are developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and offer a variety of learning opportunities on the following topics:
- Lived Experience Leadership and Peer Support Services
- Digital Mental Health Interventions for Suicide Prevention among Young Adults
- Suicide Risk Assessment Reducing Liability and Improving Outcomes
- Suicide Safer Care: Suicide Prevention in Primary Care
- Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Medical Settings
The SAM Foundation acts as a link to multiple organizations that provide suicide awareness and prevention training. All training programs are provided at no cost.
If you are having thoughts of suicide or need immediate assistance, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225.