Train the Trainer: Suicide Safety for School Staff

February 27, 2019 @ 8:30AM — 1:00PM

Upon completion of this vital training you will be certified to facilitate a one hour in-person training designed to provide school staff with the NYS Suicide Prevention Office approved training "Suicide Safety for School Staff". You will also receive a set of training materials to use.

Train the Trainer: Suicide Safety for School Staff

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This Train-the-Trainer workshop is designed to certify school personnel as a Suicide Safety for School Staff Trainer. Upon completion of the workshop, the trainer will have the ability to facilitate a one hour in-person training in schools that is designed to:

  1. Review the importance of suicide prevention in schools
  2. Describe the characteristics of an "at risk" student
  3. Outline a school staff member's critical but limited role and clarify a building level referral process
  4. Provide information about community resources

Ideal Candidates: Educators/ancillary staff in schools, and community-based prevention professionals who regularly educate students and school personnel. Previous training experience is critical.

Pre-Workshop Requirement: Trainer candidates are required to complete a two-hour online training, entitled, "Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention: Act on Facts." This must be completed prior to February 27!

This free training program can be accessed at

Cost: $15/ attendee covers continental breakfast and materials.

Celia Spacone, Ph. D. Erie County Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Anna Cieri, Ph.D. Retired School Administrator, Coalition Member, and Chairperson of the Schools Subcommmittee

For questions, contact: Celia Spacone, Ph.D. Erie County Suicide Prevention Coalition Coordinator (716)834-2310 X4421

Event Location

Crisis Services
100 River Rock Drive
Suite 300
Buffalo, NY 14207
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