Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for Primary Care - Augusta
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The Gatekeeper training is the foundation of the Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP). It provides a deep overview of suicide in Maine and the US, and teaches basic intervention and resources for response. This training will: Provide the fundamentals of suicide prevention Provide up-to-date information about suicide Teach basic suicide intervention skills Increase personal confidence and ability to effectively respond to suicidal behavior Identify Resources

12/3/2015
When: Thursday December 3rd
From 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: Prescott Room at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care
361 Old Belgrade Road
Augusta, Maine  04330
United States
Presenter: Greg Marley
Contact: Matthew Bray
207-622-5767 Ext. 2318


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The Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training is the foundation of the Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) and is a pre-requisite to the MSPP Training of Trainers course.  It provides a deep overview of suicide in Maine and the US, and teaches basic intervention skills and resources for to link some with the help indicated. 

  

This is a full-day training and will be tailored for use in a primary care setting. 

 

This training will:

 ·         Provide the fundamentals of suicide prevention

    Underscore the rationale for suicide prevention in healthcare settings

·         Provide up-to-date information about suicide

·         Teach basic suicide intervention skills

·         Increase personal confidence and ability to effectively respond to suicidal behavior

·         Identify helpful resources

 Who Should Attend? 

·       Primary care practice staff members including:

        Practice managers,

        Behavioral Health staff

        Medical practitioners,

        Nurses

        Others with an interest in suicide prevention

 

The training is provided at NO cost however, lunch is on your own.  A one hour break will be allowed for lunch.