Postvention: is a revised/updated one day training designed to help staff respond to the aftermath of sudden death within a school community, recognizing available resources and the challenges faced when dealing with suicide. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: administrators, first responders (i.e. law enforcement, EMSA), social workers, school support staff, nurses, or anyone who makes decisions for school policy.
Implementation & Intervention: Revised/Updated One and a half day training on how to be prepared to address and respond to threats or signs of suicide - includes guidance in involving parents/guardians, warning signs, risk factors, confidentiality, and scenarios. WHO SHOULD ATTRND: school and outside counselors, school nurses, local community mental health resources, social workers...
Prevention: Revised/Updated one and a half day training identifying and referring students who might be at risk for suicide; curriculum to educate faculty, parents, and students on the facts about suicide and the student's role in suicide prevention; and information on where to find resources for suicide prevention. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: teachers, counselors, social workers, designated trainers who will bring the curriculum back to staff, parents, and students.
*If you were trained earlier in February 2016, this will be the revised/undated information Maureen Underwood spoke about.
Date and Time
Lawton Public Schools & Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Great Plains Technology Center, Worley Center, Room 301B
Lawton, Oklahoma 73505