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
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 email@example.com.
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
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.
Trauma & Human Trafficking
This training will provide an overview of Human Trafficking and the impact that past trauma has on vulnerability to this type of abuse. Topics covered will include:
Introduction: Trafficking 101
- Definitions/ laws
- How to report
Awareness / empathy-building activity
The role of ACEs and toxic stress in creating vulnerability
- A neuroscience/ brain perspective
- Disruptive attachment and its impact on building a healthy relationship
"Why” don’t “they” just leave?
- Discussion on barriers to getting out of trafficking and accepting services
Screening for Trafficking
- Screening tools for use in various settings
- Prevention/Recognition strategies