Understanding Suicide - Thomasville, NC

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - Wednesday, August 5, 2020

8:30 AM-5:00 PM


The registration period has not yet opened for this event. Registration starts 5/5/2020.

Continuing Education
Contact Hours: Hours - 14
CEU: Credits - 1.4


Suicide provides unique challenges to both the professional caregiver and those within the informal support system. This course will help define unique challenges for individuals faced with providing crisis intervention with suicidal people and their support systems. It seeks to examine evidence-based concepts and gives practical tools to equip helpers with suicide prevention, intervention and supporting survivors in the aftermath of a suicide completion. The course is interactive and uses lecture, small and large group discussion, role-plays, and video interviews with survivors and experienced leaders in the field of suicidology.

What You Will Learn
  • Identify current relevant suicide data relating to demographics, means and methods
  • Explore the relevant research surrounding the suicidal mind
  • List key risk and protective factors to protect and support suicidal individuals
  • Identify important myths surrounding suicide
  • Identify an evidence-based model for suicide intervention and supporting suicidal individuals
  • Explain how to educate support systems on restricting access to lethal means
  • Articulate ways to support survivors in the immediate aftermath
  • Identify unique challenges of grieving a suicide
  • Utilize key tools for the long-term grief recovery
  • Identify key suicide prevention and support resources to assist individuals, families and organizations

Distress Statement

The content of these Crisis Response Training (CRT) workshops and/or presentations may include graphic or disturbing subject matter and maybe emotionally distressing to some participants. Participants are encouraged to leave the training at any point should they find the material excessively distressing. This curriculum is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, professional medical/psychological advice, diagnosis, and treatment.
**The K-LOVE/Air1 Pastoral Care members will be available to participants during the class to discuss any adverse reactions to the presentation, should this occur.


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Rd
Thomasville, NC 27360

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Contact Information


CRC Main Office
Phone: 916-251-CARE (2273)



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