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Training Programs

Training for Trainers

Join us for this two-day Virtual Workshop
February 11-12, 2021
(9:30am-5pm CT / 8:30am-4pm MT / 7:30a-3pm PT)
On Zoom - Interactive - Live Trainers - Video Recorded 

Adults $395, Youth/Students/60+/Military $295, Re-certify $150.

Scholarships may be available

Karen 720-202-0477 OR Becca 720-233-7149 or 

ask4help@yellowribbon.org
Register Online Here
Workshop Topics
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 Gatekeeper Trainings

- ADULT: the Be A Link!(r) Suicide Prevention Training
-- How to give trainings
-- Review of who and how people can be trained

-- Review of Objectives for each training
-- Liability - Policies and Procedures for schools
-- How to talk to your own children about suicide
-- Postvention- the need for active prevention after a suicide/attempt

- YOUTH/TEENS: the Ask 4 Help!(r) Suicide Awareness Training
-- Empowers Teens how to Ask4Help for themselves and others
-- To Be A Link for suicide prevention and how to

-- Be A Leader in Community efforts 
-- Yellow Ribbon is the first program to teach youth/teens directly
This model of directly empowering and including the youth and teens has contributed
to the strength, sustainability and exponential growth of this program for 25+ years.

-- A peer-model training that teaches basic lifesaving skills using appropriate resources,
starting with themselves, that does not leave anyone out nor single anyone out.


- CHILDREN: the Ask 4 Help!(r) Suicide Awareness Training
--- Special Be A Link! Gatekeeper training for Adults working with children (K-5)
--- Special Ask 4 Help! training for Children with a primary prevention
approach that involves 'upstream' with teaching life skills to reach to children (k-5)
so that by the time the children reach adolescence, help seeking behavior is ingrained

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, community  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

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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