October 23, 2018 @ 9:00AM — 4:30PM
Lifeline’s - Postvention School-based response to Suicide and Traumatic Death
Lifeline's - Postvention
School-based response to Suicide and Traumatic Death
A Lifelines Workshop for School Crisis Teams
Goal: This one day training helps school crisis teams review current procedures for suicide and other traumatic deaths in the school community. The strategies presented are designed to respect the critical role of the school in the recovery process and provide support, control, and structure to maintain order while assisting in the grieving process of school community members. The workshop is based on the Lifelines Postvention Model which is on the National Best Practices Registry of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Who should attend? School staff members who have a key role to play in responding to a death by suicide or other sudden death: administrators, pupil assistance coordinators, nurses, school counselors, social workers, and other appropriate staff. Community partners who may assist schools are also encouraged to attend.
Objectives: Participants will be able to:
Date: Tuesday October 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Lunch Provided! (please notify Dr. Spacone of any dietary restrictions)
Location: Crisis Services 100 River Rock Drive, Suite 300, Buffalo NY 14207
Fee: $20.00 (includes lunch)
This training is provided through the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County with assistance from the Suicide Prevention Center of New York