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DFW Training and Events

Across the Metroplex training and awareness opportunities are taking place. If one doesn't fit your current needs, let us know and we will work with our partners to ensure you are equipped to #StopOne



OCTOBER 24

MHFA: Mental Health First Aid

8:30 - 5:00

Veterans Resource Center | 4900 S Lancaster Rd Dallas TX 75216

Event Details

OCTOBER 24

MHFA: Mental Health First Aid

SPONSORED EVENT

Mental Health First Aid is an eight (8) hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is a alive training program - like regular First Aid or CPR - designed to give ordinary people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of specific illnesses.


Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen non-judgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies.


To register for the course, please visit https://portal.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/firstaiders/signin?returnUrl=firstaiders Course ID  00148453 


Once your registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation notification on the portal.


For questions or problems with registration, contact Drea Lewis at drealewis1@gmail.com OR 682-231-2181

8:30 - 5:00

Veterans Resource Center | 4900 S Lancaster Rd Dallas TX 75216

OCTOBER 28

MHFA: Mental Health First Aid

8:30 - 5:30

MHA Greater Dallas | 624 N Good Latimer Suite 200 Dallas TX 75201

Event Details

OCTOBER 28

MHFA: Mental Health First Aid

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA GREATER DALLAS EVENT: 


Mental Health First Aid is an eight (8) hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is a alive training program - like regular First Aid or CPR - designed to give ordinary people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of specific illnesses.  Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen non-judgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

Register for the course  on EVENTBRITE  FEE $65


For questions regarding registration, contact Nikita Ahmed - nahemd@mhadallas.org LUNCH IS on your own  

8:30 - 5:30

MHA Greater Dallas | 624 N Good Latimer Suite 200 Dallas TX 75201

NOVEMBER 4

TALK SAVES LIVES: Cohen Military Family Clinic

2:00 - 3:30

Cohen Military Veteran & Family Clinic | 16160 Midway Rd STE 218 | Addison TX 75001

Event Details

NOVEMBER 4

TALK SAVES LIVES: Cohen Military Family Clinic

A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.


RSVP: tanya.mac@metrocareservices.org


HELD ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH

2:00 - 3:30

Cohen Military Veteran & Family Clinic | 16160 Midway Rd STE 218 | Addison TX 75001

NOVEMBER 5

CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

12:00 - 3:00

Veterans Resource Center | 4900 S Lancaster Rd Dallas TX 75216

Event Details

NOVEMBER 5

CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

Reducing access to lethal means, such as firearms and medication, can determine whether a person at risk for suicide lives or dies. This course focuses on how to reduce access to the methods people use to kill themselves. It covers how to: (1) identify people who could benefit from lethal means counseling, (2) ask about their access to lethal methods, and (3) work with them—and their families—to reduce access. 


RSVP: stoponevet@gmail.com

Minimum Class Size: 8

Please Confirm Class Size has been met two days before date 

12:00 - 3:00

Veterans Resource Center | 4900 S Lancaster Rd Dallas TX 75216

NOVEMBER 12

MVPN: Basic Training Military Veteran Peer

PART ONE 12:30 - 4:30

Cohen Military Family Clinic | 16160 Midway Rd STE 218 Addison TX 75001

Event Details

NOVEMBER 12

MVPN: Basic Training Military Veteran Peer

Basic Training is facilitated by MVPN. This course is designed to cover more in-depth issues of transitioning military members and their families. The 8-hour class is split across two days and is held monthly on the second and fourth TUESDAY of each month at Cohen Military Family Clinic.


RSVP: tanya.mac@metrocareservices.org

PART ONE 12:30 - 4:30

Cohen Military Family Clinic | 16160 Midway Rd STE 218 Addison TX 75001

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OUTSIDE DFW

Suicide Prevention, Awareness and Education Opportunities abound. Check national affiliate websites to locate trainings in your area. Regional options are listed below to equip you to #StopOne

OCTOBER 19 - 20

A S I S T

All day

TERESITA PINES | 22801 Big Pines Highway | Valyermo CA

Event Details

OCTOBER 19 - 20

A S I S T

 SPONSORED BY TEAM RUBICON

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model. 


TRAINING FOR GREY SHIRTS WHO HAVE  COMPLETED MODULE I of Team Rubicon's Volunteer Training 


Training Contact: lorraine.riser@teamrubiconusa.org

All day

TERESITA PINES | 22801 Big Pines Highway | Valyermo CA

OCTOBER 19-20

A S I S T

All day

Hampton Inn | 1204 Berryville Ave Winchester VA 22061

Event Details

OCTOBER 19-20

A S I S T

SPONSORED BY TEAM RUBICON

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model. 


TRAINING FOR GREY SHIRTS WHO HAVE  COMPLETED MODULE I of Team Rubicon's Volunteer Training 


Training Contact: bruce.randall@teamrubiconusa.org

All day

Hampton Inn | 1204 Berryville Ave Winchester VA 22061

OCTOBER 20-21

Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD

All day

Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center | 900 E Market St San Antonio TX 78205

Event Details

OCTOBER 20-21

Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD

STRONG STAR TRAINING INITIATIVE:


The Learning Community will include:

Pre-workshop reading and webinars

In-person workshop

Phone case consultation; online provider portal with therapy resources, therapy note templates, assessment measures, video demonstrations and webinars on advanced practice topics.  Organizational Consultation

Continuing Education Credit


FULL COURSE DESCRIPTION


REGISTER HERE NOW

All day

Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center | 900 E Market St San Antonio TX 78205

OCTOBER 26-27

A S I S T

All day

Secaucus Senior Center | 101 Centre Street Secaucus NJ

Event Details

OCTOBER 26-27

A S I S T

SPONSORED BY TEAM RUBICON

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model. 


TRAINING FOR GREY SHIRTS WHO HAVE  COMPLETED MODULE I of Team Rubicon's Volunteer Training 


Training Contact: neil.glassman@teamrubiconusa.org

All day

Secaucus Senior Center | 101 Centre Street Secaucus NJ