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December 2017

ASIST Training-Fallon-Dec. 12-13, 2017

December 12 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way
Fallon, NV 89406 United States

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid. At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to: Recognize invitations for help Reach out and offer support Review the risk of suicide Apply a suicide intervention model Link persons at risk…

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Free

YOUTH MHFA-Reno-Dec14_2017

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office of Suicide Prevention Reno, 9670 Gateway Drive
Reno, NV 89521 United States

You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis: Assess for risk of suicide or…

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Lady Gaga YOUTH MHFA-Las Vegas-Dec. 14, 2017

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention, 3811 West Charlston Blvd Suite 209
Las Vegas, NV 89102 United States

We’re thrilled to be working with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to train 150,000 people in Mental Health First Aid by bringing courses to every stop of her Joanne World Tour! This partnership is an outstanding opportunity to spread the Mental Health First Aid movement to more people in your community. You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating…

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BBS Christmas Celebration & Health Fair-Dec. 16, 2017

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Behavioral Bilingual Services, 2255 Renaissance Dr., Suite A
Las Vegas, NV 89119 United States

**SAVE THE DATE** DEAR Community Partners: We are very pleased to announce the date for our upcoming Christmas Celebration & Health Fair 2017 and you are invited to participate with us. Last year we welcomed 300 hundred people of our community. Please, I would like to ask you to separate this date for the occasion hoping to have the opportunity to spend a pleasant time together. This will take place on December the 2nd from 11am to 2pm. The place…

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January 2018
Free

Community Gatekeeper-Las Vegas-Jan. 4, 2018

January 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Windmill Library, 7060 W Windmill Ln
Las Vegas, NV 89113 United States

Nevada Gatekeeper Training’s goal is to expand the network of informed support for anyone at risk for suicide. Participants learn the nature of suicide, myths and facts, warning signs, risk and protective factors; increase confidence to intervene; identify referral resources;  learn to interact sensitively with survivors; and discuss other postvention efforts. **The Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention offers CEUs for this 2.5-hour workshop at 2.0 credits. Participants receive a certificate of completion to apply to their individual professional board for…

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ASIST Training-Carson City-Jan. 11-12, 2018

January 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Western Nevada College Campus, 2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703 United States

**Western Nevada Campus @ 2201 W. College Parkway in the Bristlecone building in room 320, Carson City, NV 89703** The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid. At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to: Recognize invitations for help…

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$15

safeTALK-Reno-Jan16_2018

January 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truckee Meadows Community College – Dandini Campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512-3999 United States

**Truckee Meadows Community College, Dandini Campus at 7000 Dandini Blvd. Reno, NV in the Vista Building, room 105** This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community : Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention. safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Through a carefully crafted…

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Free

YOUTH MHFA @ Foundation for Recovery-Jan. 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Foundation for Recovery, 4800 Alpine Place, Room 3
Las Vegas, NV 89178 United States

You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis: Assess for risk of suicide or…

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$15

Community safeTALK-Las Vegas-Jan. 19, 2018

January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Foundation for Recovery, 4800 Alpine Place, Room 3
Las Vegas, NV 89178 United States

This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community : Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention. safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Through a carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes, it is possible for you to learn…

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February 2018
$70

ASIST Training-Las Vegas-Feb. 1-2, 2018

February 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Montevista Hospital / Las Vegas, 5900 W Rochelle Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103 United States

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid. At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to: Recognize invitations for help Reach out and offer support Review the risk of suicide Apply a suicide intervention model Link persons at risk…

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