Mental Health Training

Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention
(referenced in Hope Pieced Together podcast episode 18:  Tackling Suicide:  A Professional Perspective with Whitcomb Terpening)

QPR  (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Training
Online, Small Fee
https://qprinstitute.com/individual-training

 ASK (about Suicide to Save a Life) Workshop
Free / Online
https://texassuicideprevention.org/training/video-training-lessons-guides/certification-training/

CALM (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means) Training
Free / Online
https://www.sprc.org/resources-programs/calm-counseling-access-lethal-means

More Advanced training:

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) 
In person / Fee-based
[may adapt to online trainings during COVID-19]
https://www.livingworks.net/asist

Professional training:

CAMS is considered the gold standard for treating suicidality
Online / Fee-based
https://cams-care.com/

Substance Use Disorder Prevention Training / Strengthening Families Training / Wellness
Marcia Baker, PhD, LPC, LCDC
www.thirdcoastcw.com/ourservices

 

CAREforce
http://CAREForce.us
Local Contact:  Ken Schlenker ken@careforce.us or 949-324-2192
Crisis Training, Response and Organizational Development for community & first-responder organizations

Mental Health Training

by Julie Overstreet, Local NAMI & AFSP Certified Trainer
Julieoverstreet77@gmail.com or 832-288-7200

  • AFSPs Talk Saves Lives (train-the-trainer)
    https://afsp.org/our-work/education/talk-saves-lives-introduction-suicide-prevention/
    Program by American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a customizable, “lunch and learn” presentation which covers scope of suicide prevention: risk and warning signs, of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it.
  • Mental Health First Aid (separate versions for working with Youth, Adults, Veterans, First Responders)
    www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org
    Evidence-based 8-hour workshop designed by National Council on Behavioral Health, to teach signs and symptoms of mental illness, how to prevent a mental health crisis and how to respond to one should it occur. Participants receive a certificate in Mental Health First Aid at completion.
  • NAMI Trainings
    https://www.nami.org/find-support/nami-programs/

 

Mosaics of Mercy operates 9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday and is not a call center for crisis situations. If you believe that you or another individual are suffering from a mental health crisis or medical emergency, call 911, contact your doctor immediately, or seek medical attention immediately at the nearest emergency room.

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