Year: 1997 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (19th: 1997: Adelaide), p.374-375 SIEC No: 19980185

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.