Suicide Prevention for School Staff

Sessions for this event:

Session 1:
Tue Oct 22nd, 2019 3:30 pm - Tue Oct 22nd, 2019 5:30 pm


Session 2:
Tue Nov 5th, 2019 3:25 pm - Tue Nov 5th, 2019 5:30 pm


Session 3:
Tue Jan 14th, 2020 3:30 pm - Tue Jan 14th, 2020 5:00 pm


This Train-the-Trainer workshop is designed to certify school personnel as a Suicide Safety for School Staff Trainer. This program is supported by the NYS Suicide Prevention Center for all School staff. Upon completion of the workshop, the trainer will be able to facilitate a one hour in-person training in their own school that is designed to:  review the importance of suicide prevention in schools, describe the characteristics of an “at risk” student, outline a school staff member’s critical but limited role and clarify a building level referral process, provide information about community resources.  

Ideal Candidates:  Educators/ancillary staff in schools, and community-based prevention professionals who regularly educate students and school personnel.  Previous training experience is critical.

Facilitator: Dr. Celia Spacone, Erie County Suicide Prevention Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County Coordinator

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