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Creating Hope

Creating Hope

Creating Hope

Creating Hope

Equipping Faith Communities
for Suicide Prevention & Recovery

Thurs., May 3, 2018

8-11:45 a.m.

Grand Meridian, 2621 N. Oneida St., Appleton

$35 includes breakfast



8:00 a.m.   Registration, Breakfast and Resource Fair
8:30 a.m.   Welcome and Overview
8:45 a.m.   One Congregation’s Story
9:00 a.m.   Prevention: Resiliency and Seeing the Signs of Risk
9:45 a.m.   Break
10:00 a.m.   Intervention: Guiding Someone to the Help They Need
10:45 a.m.  Post-vention: Recovery and Grief/Loss
11:30 a.m.  Wrap-Up and Evaluation
11:45 a.m.  Adjourn

By the end of this session, attendees will:

  1. Recognize warning signs and causes of suicide.
  2. Begin to name ways to promote mental health and resiliency.
  3. Know basic intervention principles.
  4. Learn how to train others in the faith community to intervene when someone is at risk.
  5. Understand what resources are available for grief support after a suicide.
  6. Brainstorm ways to promote healing and hope as a faith community.