Western Connect: Suicide Prevention Training Program
Date: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Memorial Hall, Counseling Center Conference Room 124
Instructor(s): JoAnn Bloomberg
Description: This program will enhance knowledge, awareness, and skills in assisting college students who are potentially suicidal or in crisis. Through the use of experiential exercises and frank discussions, participants will learn how to deal with anxiety-provoking situations. Participants will also learn how to effectively manage their own emotional responses, make referrals, and use resources to help students in need. This program is appropriate for any Western Illinois University employee who has regular contact with students.