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Supporting Peers In Crisis/Suicide Prevention
May 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP
FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS
Peers in Crisis & Suicide Prevention is a 2 part workshop that builds on itself. Participants will leave the morning session with an ability to recognize if the peer they are working with is in crisis, what to do about it and how to support the peer and still stay grounded themselves. The afternoon session will be based on the morning session and will provide additional tools for identifying a person at risk of suicide and responding appropriately. Both sessions will include opportunities for practice. Participants must attend both sessions.
- ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Mary Jadwisiak is an internationally sought out speaker and trainer for her expertise in behavioral health recovery and suicide prevention. She provides insightful and practical workshops based on 20 years of advocacy work, 15 years of work in the field of suicide prevention, and her personal recovery journey. The power of Hope is infused throughout her work. As the spokesperson for hope she will educate, inform, entertain and inspire.