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 Suicide Prevention Training - On Your Watch

The Corrections Standards Authority in partnership with the California Institute for Mental Health present:
"Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention in Jails, Train the Trainer Course" STC # 0617-018707.

This Training for Trainers course provides the tools to develop a comprehensive suicide prevention program. Each agency attending the training will receive a trainers "Tool Kit" including PowerPoint presentations on active listening and suicide prevention, The New York Officer's Suicide Prevention handbook and a DVD with 7 scenarios, which provide the basis for an in-depth examination of characteristics of inmates at risk and what can be done to prevent jail suicides. The materials are adaptable to meet the varying agency needs. The trainee will learn procedures and requirements for developing classes of varying length for STC certification by each agency.

Enrollment is limited to two trainers per agency.
If you are interested in attending have your training manager email: Sukie Dhillon at sdhillon@bdcorr.ca.gov or Dena Salinas at dsalinas@bdcorr.ca.gov.

Course locations have yet to be determined. Training sites will be selected based on local interest and access for the greatest number with minimal travel. Enrollment limited to 20 per class - 2 participants per agency limit. Agencies who employ mental health specialists in their facilities may choose to enroll that person as as one of the participants. No tuition is charged for this class. Each department will receive a professionally produced DVD and CD-ROM containing all of the course materials.

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