AHS and CSP teaming up to offer ASIST Training for Trainers This week, the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) will be training 10 new trainers for Alberta Health Services (AHS). These trainers will learn to facilitate the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course, which is a great suicide intervention method.
If you’re interested[…]
What’s Happening with the Library The role of the library here at the Centre for Suicide Prevention is evolving. In the months to come we will be consulting with community members to identify perceived strengths and gaps in our services and resources. Through the insights received from these consultations we hope to find new ways to[…]
Suzanne McLeod joins CSP Team as Curriculum Developer The Centre for Suicide Prevention is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Suzanne McLeod, BA, MA. Suzanne has worked with us in the past on our River of Life Online Course, collaborating with Rani Murji, Education Director. Suzanne[…]
Tattered Teddies is added to AAS recommended reading list
Due to the positive review of CSP original publication Tattered Teddies: An Interactive Handbook about the Awareness and Prevention of Suicide in Children, the American Association of Suicidology has now added the handbook to their Recommended Readings list! […]
CSP to Present two workshop sessions at CASP National Conference CSP is very excited to announce our participation in the CASP National Conference, “New Conversations on Suicidality,” taking place in October 2011 in Vancouver, BC. Our Curriculum Developer, Suzanne McLeod, will be presenting a workshop about the development and curriculum of our own workshop; River[…]
Tattered Teddies Receives Glowing Reviews from AAS The American Association for Suicidology (AAS) has given the CSP original publication Tattered Teddies: An Interactive Handbook about Suicide in Children a very positive review. “Tattered Teddies is a valuable contribution in that it provides information which is evidence based and drawn from current[…]
CSP offers safeTALK workshop in Summer For the first time in four years, CSP is holding a safeTALK workshop in July on Friday the 22.
Click here to register; be sure to attend this great suicide awareness workshop!
CSP attends Volunteer Fair On Friday, June 17 CSP attended Service Canada’s Youth Volunteer Fair at the Harry Hays Building in downtown Calgary.
It was great to have the opportunity to meet so many motivated young people and listen to what they have to say! This was also a great chance to teach all attendees[…]
CSP launches new website CSP is excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our previous website had been created in 2002, so a redesign was long overdue! We have also grown immensely since 2002, expanding to offer our own original programming in workshop form as well as launching the first aboriginal youth suicide[…]
June 21 is National Aboriginal Day! National Aboriginal Day has been initiated by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and will start 11 days of Celebrate Canada! This includes National Aboriginal Day (June 21), Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multicultural Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1).