sponsored by North Country Health Consortium
This virtual Suicide Prevention training for Recovery Support Workers requires participants to attend 3 scheduled Zoom sessions and allows for small and large group participation within each session.
Following the training, participants will be able to:
- Identify the risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide.
- Understand the correlation between suicide, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and mental health.
- Gain the ability to talk about suicide, using person first language to reduce stigma and promote help seeking behavior.
- Understand the local and national statistics regarding suicide.
- Describe the role of Recovery Coaches in suicide prevention.
- Recall and practice strategies for suicide prevention.
- Understand crisis protocol as a response to suicide prevention.
- Understand postvention approaches for suicide.
Mac and/or PC, Audio capabilities and/or headphones with microphone, reliable internet connection, access to acceptable browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari.
This course is pre-approved for 6 CEs by the NH Board of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Counselors: 2 CEs for advocacy, 2 CEs for Recovery/Wellness,
1 CE for Ethics and 1 CE for Mentoring and Education
Jennifer Goulet, AS
Jennifer spent four years coordinating for the Multiple Offender Program (MOP) at Tri-County Community Action Program (TCCAP) and discovered a passion for helping those in her community that suffer with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This employment experience, as well as personal experience, has led Jennifer to become employed as a Recovery Support Manager and trained Community Health Worker/Recovery Coach (CHW/RC) at the North Country Health Consortium (NCHC) in Littleton, NH. She is currently pursuing her CRSW to realize her commitment in improving the overall health and wellness of all New Hampshire residents that struggle with addiction. It is her belief that the CHW/RC is an essential member of the team in private practices, federally qualified health centers, social services, community settings, and public health.
Tina Holmes, CRSW
Tina is employed as a Parent Partner with The Family Resource Center as part of the Strength to Succeed Program. In addition to this valuable work, Tina is a Trainer in the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Model and achieved her goal of becoming a Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) in 2019. She resides in Groveton, NH and has a passion for helping others, increasing available recovery support services, and increasing awareness by speaking in public forums about her own recovery process.
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Deadline to register: Friday, December 4, 2020