Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training (School)
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A full-day training that provides up-to-date information about suicide, teaches basic suicide intervention skills, increases personal confidence and the ability to effectively respond to suicidal behavior, and identifies helpful resources. SCROLL DOWN for fuller description.

8/29/2017
When: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
8:30am - 3:30pm
Where: Walton Elementary School
92 Carroll Street
Auburn, Maine  04210
United States
Presenter: Greg Marley, LCSW
Contact: Elaine Ecker
800-464-5767 Ext. 2310


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The Gatekeeper training is the foundation of the Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) and is a prerequisite to the MSPP school-based curriculum training and the Training of Trainers.  It provides a deep overview of suicide in Maine and the US, and teaches basic intervention and resources for response. 

This is a full-day training for adults in school and community settings. It meets the criteria for a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training for school staff.

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 helpful resources


Please bring a photo ID. It will be necessary to enter the school.

There is no cost for this training session.  Lunch will not be provided, however there will be a one hour break for lunch on your own.