Suicide Prevention for Peer Recovery Coaches Feb 2019
Special Events and Training

Suicide Prevention for peer recovery coaches focuses on prevention and intervention training using key strategies from evidence based national suicide prevention and intervention strategies. This classes focuses on stigma and recovery community strategies that promote community wide responses to suicide prevention. This program is open to all peer recovery coaches and recovery support workers

Thursday February 7th Registration 8am-8:30am Class 8:30AM -4PM

Goals & Objectives of workshop:

How to recognize risk factors as well as protective factors to improve abilities to response to warning signs.

Skills for intervening with individuals at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources

Building a peer culture of leadership, connection and empowerment that includes suicide attempt and loss survivors in leadership and planning roles.

Insights into suicide data and how age, gender, culture and other demographic and diversity factors impact suicide risk

An understanding of stigma and language as it relates to mental health and the impact community approaches can have to help and positive actions to promote individuals seeking appropriate help.

The myths and facts surrounding suicide.

Developing wellness plans and a continuum that include referrals to appropriate clinial supports as well as peer supports and discussions of suicide management plans in coaching and support services for individuals at risk.

Engaging in best practices to reduce and prevent access to lethal means

Discussion of the community resources available in the peer recovery setting as well as clinical resources to increase prevention strategies for suicide

This workshop is currently pending pre-approval for 6 CEU’s from the NH Board of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Professionals

CRSW Performance Domains I-IV

MLADC/LADC/CRSW Category of Competence: 1, 4, 5, 11 & 12