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Mental Health Training opportunities - Fall 2017

Queen's Mental HealthStudent Wellness Services is happy to let you know that registration is open for the Fall 2017 Mental Health Training opportunities.  We are also excited to be offering a new program: SafeTalk Suicide Alertness Training.   

SafeTalk is a three hour session that prepares participants to recognize people who have thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide intervention resources. Powerful videos illustrate the importance of suicide alertness, while discussion and practice stimulate learning.  More information is available on the registration page.  There is a fee to participate in this training: Students: $10, Staff: $20

Registration is open for Mental Health Training sessions and workshops offered by Queen’s University. Please note individuals can register to attend one of the training sessions listed below or you can arrange training for your faculty, department or group by contacting Lauren Sharpe or 613-533-6000, x 75154.

Click on the Mental  Health Workshops button and it will take you to the registration page.  Please contact Lauren Sharpe if you have any trouble accessing registration or have any questions.  If you are experiencing trouble with registration please check to see that you are using Firefox and not Explorer. 

Fall term training dates are: 

Mental Health: Awareness. Anti-Stigma. Response

  • Tuesday, October 24, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, November 14, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 19, 9:00 – 12 noon

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) 2-Day Session

  • Thursday, December 7 & Friday, December 8, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm each day

SafeTALK

  • Friday, October 27, 9:00 – 12 noon
  • Wednesday, November 29, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday, December 13, 9:00 – 12 noon

Identifying and Responding to Students in Distress (IRSD)

  • Tuesday, October 31, 9:30 – 10:30 am
  • Tuesday, November 28, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, December 14, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Please contact Lauren Sharpe or by phone at ext 75154 if:

  1. you have an group of 15 or more you would like to arrange a training session for
  2. you would like to receive information on upcoming Mental Health Training opportunities
  3. you would like to receive display materials for your workplace
  4. you have any questions about the above training opportunities or registration process
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