Community Crisis Education

Crisis Connection’s Community Education Program offers training in crisis intervention counseling and suicide prevention. Workshops are tailored to the needs of individual organizations. Download a list of community crisis education options.

Trainings include:

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two day, certified training program, designed for members of all care giving groups to improve their abilities to intervene with a person at risk of suicide until either the immediate danger of suicide is reduced, or additional assistance of resources can be accessed. To register for the ASIST program, please click here and complete the form.

safeTALK is a three-hour training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide intervention resources.

suicideTALK – A 90-minute training, suicideTALK invites all participants—regardless of prior training or experience—to become more aware of suicide prevention opportunities in their community.

Call (612) 852-2217 for more information about planning a session for your group.

Crisis Connection’s Teen Education Program provides adolescents with access to mental health information and crisis counseling. The program includes school presentation, locker magnets for students, and workshops on suicide awareness and prevention for teachers, counselors and parents. Call (612) 852-2217 for more information about this program.

Rural Health Web Seminars
In partnership with a number of other organizations, Crisis Connection directs rural individuals and families to these free web seminars on stress management and other issues related to rural mental health and wellness. Click here for information on rural health web seminars.

Canvas Health also offers community education on a range of topics relating to violence and abuse.