Meetings & Events

Training opportunities can provide greater understanding of behavioral health issues and their effect on the community, but they can also offer new skills to help others. Take a look at these offerings and visit often, as we will update with new training opportunities as we get them.

Signs of Suicide Prevention Program

Jan 14, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Designed for middle and high school students, the Signs of Suicide (SOS) prevention program gives students tools to identify signs of depression and possible suicidal thoughts in themselves and their friends, and encourages ways to help. The course can be taught in a single day.

Contact Barbara Adams Marin at Solutions Community Counseling & Recovery Centers to arrange a class. Call (937) 383-4441, ext. 116 or email bmarin@solutionsccrc.org.

QPR Training

Jan 15, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 am

Offered by request to organizations in Warren & Clinton Counties. Learn more about the course and contact Barbara Adams Marin at (937) 383-4441, ext. 116.

Mental Health First Aid

Jan 24, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that:

·         Introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illness

·         Builds understanding of their impact, and

·         Provides an overview of common supports

This eight-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer intial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.

 

To find out more about Mental Health First Aid, or to find a class in the local area, visit mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

QPR Training - Clinton County

May 1, 2019

HELP Clinton County presents QPR training on Wednesday, May 1. Two sessions will be offered, one in the morning from 10:30 AM to Noon and the second from 6 - 7:30 PM.

QPR, or Question-Persuade-Refer, is a suicide prevention training aimed at helping people spot the signs of potential suicide. By questioning the person, pursuading them to seek help and referring them to help, lives may be saved.

Register for the morning session at  https://help_qpr_am.eventbrite.com

Register for the evening session at https://help_qpr_pm.eventbrite.com

 

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  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    May 2, 2019
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Just as CPR helps even those without medical training assist an individual having a heart attack, Youth Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a young person experiencing a mental health crisis.  Youth Mental Health First Aiders learn a five-step action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support. YMHFA training is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people ages 12-18; including teachers, parents, coaches, clergy, school bus drivers, paraprofessionals, juvenile and human services workers, etc. 

    Evidenced Based Prevention Strategies

    May 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    This 3-hour workshop will focus on the foundations of prevention as well as the 6 CSAP strategies.  After this workshop participants will be able to define the six strategies as well as give examples.  In addition to the strategies, participants will learn why scare tactics do not work.  

    Note that NO walk-in registrations can be accommodated. You must register online by May 17th to attend.

    Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Jun 4, 2019
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Just as CPR helps even those without medical training assist an individual having a heart attack, Youth Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a young person experiencing a mental health crisis.  Youth Mental Health First Aiders learn a five-step action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support. YMHFA training is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people ages 12-18; including teachers, parents, coaches, clergy, school bus drivers, paraprofessionals, juvenile and human services workers, etc.