DCIU Offers Suicide Prevention Week Training Opportunities (August 22, 2019)

The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is offering Suicide Awareness Training during National Suicide Awareness Week, which runs from September 8 to 14, 2019. Training sessions begin on Monday, September 10th with QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Training ― The three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Those interested in attending QPR training can choose to attend on Sept. 10th from 1 to 3 PM – click here or Sept. 12th from 9 to 11AM – click here.

DCIU will also offer PREPaRE ( Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery) Training – Workshop 1. This training on how to establish and serve on school safety and crisis teams, focusing on the four stages of crisis management, will occur on Sept. 11th from 8AM to 4PM – click here.

The remaining training , TheElephant in the Room: Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk, focuses on the ability to conduct an informed suicide risk assessment. This workshop meets Act 71 requirements and will be held on Sept. 13th from 9 AM to 1 PM – click here.