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Connect Suicide Postvention Training

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First Baptist Church

25 SE Cowls St

McMinnville, OR 97128

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A suicide can have a devastating impact on a community or organization. The shock and grief can ripple throughout the community affecting friends, co-workers, schools, and faith communities. Connect postvention training helps service providers respond in a coordinated and comprehensive way in the aftermath of a suicide or any sudden death. More information about Connect can be found here: http://www.theconnectprogram.org/

Training Highlights:

  • Best practices on how to coordinate a comprehensive and safe response to a suicide
  • Strategies for reducing the risk of contagion
  • Review of the complexity of suicide-related grief, especially for different age groups
  • Recommendations for funerals and memorial activities
  • Suggestions of how to talk to survivors of suicide loss to promote their healing
  • Best practices for safe messaging about suicide and responding to the media
  • Identification of community resources to promote healing

Other Details:

  • Cost = Free of Charge
  • Who should attend? = Anyone in Yamhill County
  • Food = 1 hour-long lunch. A free lunch will be provided, and if you have dietary restrictions, please send an email to estradai@co.yamhill.or.us
  • Training Class Size = 30 Max.

If you have any other questions, feel free to send an email to estradai@co.yamhill.or.us

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