safeTALK

Code: HEAL0090

Course description

Suicide prevention is an important and growing issue among post-secondary institutions. For example, a 2011 survey of 1,600 University of Alberta students found that 7% of them had seriously considered suicide in the past year. A similar survey of over 100,000 students at US colleges and universities produced comparable results, with 6.4% of students identifying that they had seriously considered suicide within the last year.This workshop will be delivered by Conestoga Counselors who have been trained on safeTALK methodology. safeTALK is a standardized workshop designed to prepare anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them directly to a trained helper.By participating in a three-hour workshop, you will learn the steps of Talk, Ask, Listen, and Keep safe. The workshop incorporates video clips, discussion and practice to help you learn these important skills.

Course details

Hours: 3
Credits: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: May. 25, 2019
Day/Time: Sat. 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Guelph
Cost: $50.00
 
End date: May. 25, 2019
Hours: 3
Credits: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Jun. 13, 2019
Day/Time: Thurs. 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $50.00
 
End date: Jun. 13, 2019
Hours: 3
Credits: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.