When

April 26, 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT


Where

Mental Health Association of Nassau County 
16 Main Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
 

 
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Contact

For questions, please, call Yvonne at
516-489-2322 ext 1257 

 

safeTALK  
Suicide Prevention Training for the Community

This training event will award 3 contact hours for LMSW/LCSW with the NYSED State Board for Social Work and 3 contact hours for LMHC and LMFT with the NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners and 3 CASAC renewal credits.

Learn four basic steps to recognize persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide helping resources.  Why come to safeTALK?  Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help.  Often these opportunities are missed, dismissed or avoided leaving people more alone and at greater risk.   SafeTALK training prepares you to help by using TALK (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) to identify and engage people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them with further help and care.  SafeTALK is for everyone who wants to help prevent suicide, whether they are front line workers, clergy, volunteers, parents, youth, teachers, law enforcement or anyone who wants to help prevent suicide.

PRESENTERS:Rachel Priest, MS & Philip Schoppmann, S.C.P.D. / P.E.E.R. 

REGISTRATION FEE: There is a non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per person. All payments must be received by 4/24/18.    
                                             
DATE & TIME: Thursday, April 26, 2018   9:00AM – 12:00PM 
 (Sign-in starts 8:45AM- Please make sure to allow extra time for travel and parking to arrive on time-**NO entry after 9:00AM**)   
                                      
Sponsored by:             
The Mental Health Association of Nassau County and Nassau County Department of Human Services,  Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities Services’ Behavioral Health Awareness Campaign.

Please note that late arrival, late return from breaks, and/or early departure, will disqualify you from receiving a certificate of completion.

*Nassau County OMHCDDDS & MHA of Nassau County SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0083.
*Nassau County OMHCDDDS & MHA of Nassau County is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0042.
*Nassau County OMHCDDDS & MHA of Nassau County is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0027.