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May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|SafeTALK|| Approved by:
Tom Michaud, Superintendent of Schools
|Sub Covered by:
Mileage Covered by Division
☒On your own
May 15th, 2023
1:00 – 4:00
Education Centre – Seminar West
Kelly Gerhardt & Adam Horachek
LivingWorks safeTALK is a four-hour face-to-face workshop featuring powerful presentations, audiovisuals, and skills practice. At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you’ll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.
· A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.
· LivingWorks safeTALK is proven effective
· Like all of LivingWorks’ core programs, LivingWorks safeTALK is evidence-based. Here’s what over 15 peer-reviewed reports and government studies on LivingWorks safeTALK found:
o Improves participant skills and readiness
o Safe for participants, with no adverse effects from training
o Effective for participants as young as 15 years old
o Helps break down suicide stigma in the community
o Better skill retention compared to other connector programs
|For workshop information contact:
Kelly Gerhardt – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 764-1571
Deadline for Registration: May 11th, 2023
Maximum of 12 Participants; minimum 8
Registration will only be accepted through online registration
Workshop Name: // SafeTalk
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