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Training & Education

2024 Educational Series

Eight unique programs exploring suicide loss from every angle. Presented by members of Coping After Suicide's national support group facilitator corps by Zoom and free of charge.

 

Facilitating Suicide Bereavement Support Groups for Adults

This interactive, experiential training workshop series explores best practices for facilitating warm, welcoming, and effective suicide bereavement support groups. Appropriate for both new and experienced facilitators. Offered by Zoom several times each year (Zoom recordings and course materials from past programs also available).

Facilitating Suicide Bereavement Support Groups for Children & Teens

This interactive, experiential training workshop series is for anyone with a personal or professional interest in facilitating peer support groups for children, preteens, and teens (ages 6-18). Appropriate for both new and experienced facilitators. Offered by Zoom several times each year (Zoom recordings and course materials from past programs also available).

Ask The Experts: Helping Our Children Cope With Suicide Loss

A multi-part series of interactive conversations and open Q&A with leading experts, covering ages 2-29. Zoom recordings from past programs are available.

Ask The Experts: LGBTQ Suicide

An interactive conversation and open Q&A with one of the nation's leading experts in LGBTQ suicide. Zoom recordings from past programs are available.

 

Care for the Caregiver®

An interactive exploration of the impact of personal loss on professional caregivers, including clergy, hospice staff, support group facilitators, and others. Previously delivered in collaboration with a national nonprofit organization, a national thanatology institute, and a statewide funeral directors association. 

 

The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Suicide Postvention Response

Previously delivered to grand rounds at regional medical centers, the US Army Chaplain Center and School, the Veterans Administration National Chaplain Training Center, the South Korean National Police Agency, and the interdisciplinary crisis response team of a large public university.

Custom Programs

The content, focus, and duration of any presentation can be easily customized to suit the particular interests, needs, and size of the target audience, as well as the budget of the host organization. Trainings typically combine lecture with extensive audience participation and group interactivity, and include concrete takeaway messages, relevant handouts, and carefully vetted resource information. To talk to me about what I can do for your organization, contact me.

 

 

“Joanne’s training was one of the best I’ve heard."

 

"I was dazzled by her subject-matter expertise, articulateness, facility with group process, and the quality of her materials."

"Wow. There are simply not enough words to thank you for your powerful, timely, and transformational presentation. Truly."

"Joanne has a unique talent in translating complex research and knowledge to a language that is easily understood by each particular audience"

 

“I loved listening to your presentations.”

 

“Your talk was exquisite.” 

 

“Your information was so perfect in its content, delivery, and tone.”

“Phenomenal”

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Training the Chaplains of the U.S. Army

Korean National Police Training

Training the Psychologists of the

South Korean National Police Agency

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