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Alternatives to Suicide Group Facilitator Training On-line (Multi-day)

April 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Mondays, April 12, 19, & 26 1pm-5pm Eastern Time


Wednesdays, April 14, 21, & 28 1pm-5pm Eastern Time

The Alternatives to Suicide approach was developed by the Wildflower Alliance in 2009 as one of the only peer-to-peer groups that truly focuses on the topic of suicide. Rather than assessment and risk, these groups are based in creating a non-judgmental space in which to discuss suicide and other taboo topics.

There are a growing number of Alternatives to Suicide groups in the US and beyond.. Join us and be a part of the movement.
Learn more HERE.

TRAINING PREREQUISITES: This training is primarily intended for people who have some basic facilitation skills and/or training experience, though not absolutely required so long as it is understood that the training is not designed to provide these basic skills. You should be already facilitating or have an active interest in starting an Alternatives to Suicide group or supporting an existing one.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is being held ON-LINE via Zoom. This is not something we intend to do often, and is strictly to bridge the gap while the COVID-19 pandemic is happening. In general, we recommend in person trainings wherever possible. This training is open to people who have struggled with suicidal thoughts or attempts themselves. Others who are interested in the Alternatives to Suicide approach, but who do not have personal experience should look for a When Conversations Turn to Suicide training instead.

Apply to this training HERE by February 26, 2021.

$ Cost: We offer many trainings for free, and try our best to keep any ones that we charge for as low cost as possible. In the case of our on-line charges, we are requesting a few as follows: $200 for people who are based OUTSIDE of Massachusetts, and have an organization that is able to pay for their spot. $150 for people who are based INSIDE of Massachusetts and have an organization that is able to pay for their spot. $75 for people who do not have an organization that is able to pay, but who are able to pay for themselves. $25 for students and others with lower income. $0 for people who have low or no income, and no organization to assist them in paying. These fees help cover trainer time, including the time needed to adapt in person trainings to an on-line format.