This training, an introductory overview, will help you understand the warning signs and risk factors associated with thoughts of suicide. You will learn ways to approach and talk to a student about your concerns, including how to ask a question about suicide. Lastly, you will learn the resources and how to make appropriate referrals.
When tragic events happen that impact our community, faculty and staff are often called upon to offer support to students. This training will help you to learn the basic skills necessary to provide common sense support after a tragedy, such as a student death or political trauma. It will also address how faculty and staff can collaborate with the University Health Services Mental Health teams and other campus supports. This training is being offered as a way to help increase the support campus provides in the aftermath of a tragedy and help the community begin to heal.