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Training Programs

Training for Trainers

TRAINING for TRAINERS WORKSHOP
(TTT) (2-Day)
Suicide Prevention is everyone’s business and suicide prevention training is a valuable resource.
  • Program Review and Review of, and how to use, the Training Materials
  • Community Readiness Action Plans
    • Step-by-step implementation strategies
    • How to identify and organize trainings and training needs
    • How to talk to schools and overcome fears and objections
    • Liability – Policies and Procedures for schools
    • How to find funding to start/sustain community programs
    • Postvention: the need for active prevention after a suicide
  • Suicide Prevention Trainings
    • 2 hour training of each, the Adult and Youth/Teen trainings
    • Review of the materials used
    • How to give the trainings
    • Review of who and how people can be trained
    • Review of Objectives for each training
  •  Review of the Children’s Program
    • Who trains the adults in the school
    • Who trains the children in the school
  • Youth are encouraged to attend the 2 day workshop
    • Empowers teens to Be A Link!® for suicide prevention and how to Be A Leader! in community efforts. Including peer leaders in cross-age training is an effective method to educate youth. This increases local capacity and sustainability for on-going training and community readiness. Communities have found that having youth trainers validates the importance of the topic among their peers, increases participation and promotes help seeking actions.
    • Youth express desire to be more involved with suicide prevention efforts in their communities; to be more than just a recipient of help, they want to help and be part of the solution.

Yellow Ribbon Standards for Safe and Effective Messaging for training programs

  • Emphasize help-seeking behavior
  • Teach Warning Signs, Risk and Protective Factors
  • Teach about, and Identify, Resources
  • Include appropriate Support Personnel (i.e. counselors, specialists, faith leaders, etc.)
  • Don’t present descriptions of methods of suicide
  • Don’t glorify or romanticize suicide

To learn more about our Training Programs or about communities that have existing Yellow Ribbon Programs, please contact us at ask4help@yellowribbon.org.

TRAINING Dates
FEBRUARY 13-14, 2020 (Westminster, CO)    Register Here 
Adults $395, Youth/Students/60+/Military $295, Audit $125.
Future training dates:
October 15-16, 2020 an February 11-12, 2021, October 14-15, 2021
 
-- Membership discount and possible scholarships 
Recommended Hotels (with discount for Training Participants)
Residence Inn, 5010 E. 88th Ave., Westminster CO  303-427-9500  - Hotel discount deadline 2/7/2020
Studio Suite $TBD.  Ask for Yellow Ribbon Group Block. Includes Breakfast


Hampton Inn, 5030 W. 88th Ave., Westminster CO 303-427-4000  - Hotel discount deadline 2/7/2020
King Bed $TBD.  Ask for Yellow Ribbon Group Block. Includes Breakfast
Queen/Queen beds $TBD Ask for Yellow Ribbon Group Block. Includes Breakfast

                

Our Impact

  • Cards Distributed

    19,243,491

  • Lives Saved (nearly 25 yrs)

    From the beginning of Yellow Ribbon, we've received letters and emails from youth, parents, teachers and more telling of the impact of the Yellow Ribbon Card. The times it was used to save a life. Based on the responses sent directly to the International Office, and those of our Chapters around the globe we have conservatively estimated over 100,000 lives saved.

  • Dollars Raised 2018

    165,500

  • Chapters & Program Sites

    7,326

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • Residence Inn Denver-Northwest Westminster is one of our favorite Hotels in the Westminster area - always a great place to stay when visiting Yellow Ribbon International! Thank you TMI Hospitality for partnering with Yellow Ribbon!

  • Hampton Inn Denver-Northwest Westminster is one of our favorite Hotels in the Westminster area - always a great place to stay when visiting Yellow Ribbon International! Thank you TMI Hospitality for partnering with Yellow Ribbon!

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