100 Professionals Trained in Suicide Prevention

June 4, 2018, fundas iphone 6 6s plus Belmopan.

The YouthRise Project in the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation in collaboration with Galen University has trained some 100 social workers, fundas samsung galaxy a50 educators, counsellors, coque iphone 6 administrators and youth workers in suicide prevention. fundas iphone The trainings took place between May 24th and June 1st in Belize City, fundas huawei p8 lite Cayo, and Dangriga and were facilitated Dr. Guy Ilagan, fundas samsung galaxy s20 Assistant Professor of Counsellor Education at The Citadel College in Charleston, South Carolina; Dr. Jill Ilagan, Clinical Psychologist and Adjunct Professor at The Citadel’s Psychology – Clinical Counselling Program; and Kendra Hoyt, Lecturer and Life Coach at Galen University.

The 2-day workshops were separated into intermediate sessions for those who took the training in 2017 and basic for newcomers. They were held as follows:

  • May 24-25 at Galen University, 35 persons trained in intermediate suicide prevention.
  • May 28-29 at BIM in Belize City, 45 persons trained in basic suicide prevention.
  • May 31-June 1 at Sacred Heart College in Dangriga, 20 persons trained in intermediate suicide prevention.

The workshops equipped the participants in conducting–and practicing–suicide assessments, responding and monitoring youths at risk of suicide, including intervention skills such as safety planning and crisis response planning. A key feature of the workshops was the demonstrations of risk assessment and planning by the facilitators,

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