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Friday, 22 September 2017

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The Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community offers training on a variety of topics related to suicide including:

3-day Alternatives to Suicide Facilitator Training*:  This training is intended for people who would like to learn the ins and outs of starting up and facilitating an Alternatives to Suicide training in their area.  This training is generally only intended for individuals who identify as suicide attempt survivors and/or people who have struggled with thoughts of suicide.  Developed, in part, through funds from Tapestry Health and the National Empowerment Center.

2-day Conversations on Suicide Workshop*:  This workshop is intended to support individuals through an in depth exploration of the topic of suicide and how to sit with someone in deep emotional distress.  It provides a brief overview of 'Alternatives to Suicide' groups, but is not intended as a facilitator training.  This workshop can be geared toward people working in peer roles, provider roles, family members, suicide attempt survivors and anyone else in community.

1-day Dialogue on Suicide*:  This workshop is intended to support groups and communities to begin to breakdown barriers that are getting in the way of open and honest talk about suicide and related topics, and to begin to build understanding of how to talk with and offer support to people when they say their suicidal.  This workshop can be geared toward people working in peer roles, provider roles, family members, suicide attempt survivors and anyone else in community.

3-hour Alternatives to Suicide Group Overview*:  This overview is intended to provide participants with a basic understanding of the philosophy and mechanics of Alternatives to Suicide groups.  This workshop can be geared toward people working in peer roles, provider roles, family members, suicide attempt survivors and anyone else in community.

3-hour Myths of Suicide Workshop*:  This workshop is intended to provide a basic understanding of many of the myths and misunderstandings of suicide and people who say they are suicidal.  This workshop can be geared toward people working in peer roles, provider roles, family members, suicide attempt survivors and anyone else in community.

3-hour Workshop on Self-Injury*:  This workshop is intended to support participants to explore the topic of self-injury, including how it differs from suicidal thoughts or inclinations and other related myths.  This workshop can be geared toward people working in peer roles, provider roles, family members, suicide attempt survivors and anyone else in community

* Full-day or multi-day trainings are typically 7 to 8 hours per day.  Training lengths and topics can be adjusted to meet the needs of specific groups, so please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss details.

PRICING:  Pricing is based on a sliding scale.  Typically, the lowest end is intended for independent groups with no annual budget.  Although we do not directly charge individual participants, some organizations choose to have registration fees to help defray their payment to us.  All pricing includes any related trainer fees, meals for trainers, and supplies for up to 25 participants.  It does NOT include travel (ground and/or airfare) and lodging.  Any costs related to training sites or food provided to training participants are also at the expense of the host organization.

3-day Trainings - $2500.00 to $5800.00

2-day Trainings - $2000.00 to $4400.00

1-day Trainings - $1050.00 to $2200.00

3-hour Trainings - $300.00 to $650.00

 

The Western Mass RLC also regularly offers trainings and keynote talks on a variety of other topics, including Hearing Voices.  For information on Hearing Voices workshops, please click here.  For all other topics, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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