**ORPARC Training** Suicide Prevention Training

Jun 5
Monday, June 5, 2023 – 9:00am
9:00am - 12:00pm

Registration open! Click Here to Register

In this training, Paula will cover:

  • Are you ready? - identifying myths, triggers, our own strengths, opportunities, and preparation
  • The Suicidal Mind - empathy, stigmas, ambivalence, suicidal ideation frames of mind, nonjudgmental stance
  • Warning Signs/Risk Factors - communication, protective factors, risk factors, red flags, to do's and not to do's


Paula Fontenelle, MA is an Oregon-based clinical psychotherapist, an internationally known trainer, published multilingual author, a grief and loss expert, and the host of the well-known podcast "Understand Suicide." Since the death of her father to suicide in 2005, she has dedicated her life to breaking the stigma surrounding this topic, and to helping people who lost loved ones to suicide. Learn more about Paula at Understand Suicide.

** For language interpretation, ONE MONTH NOTICE (by May 5) is required for this training.

3.0 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) are available for $20.00.
ODHS workers can receive CECs at no cost - FREE!
Please request credits when registering.

Cascadia Training is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (Provider #: 6475) (recognized by NASW Oregon State Chapter)

Training provided in collaboration with ORPARC, Oregon Adoption Resource Exchange, Oregon DHS Child Welfare.


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