In the Face of Pain: a Community Based Suicide Intervention Training Program
Thira D~~Thira S
This presentation described, “In the Face of Pain”, a three-day program designed to introduce the knowledge & skills necessary for a community-based response to crisis & suicide. The program is highly interactive with participants being trained to identify, assess & respond to a person in suicidal crisis. Essential crisis counselling skills are practiced, community resources are identified & community postvention strategies are explored. The program can be modified in content & length.