A primary goal of the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force is to ensure access to evidence-based training and professional practices. Training options listed below are available to anyone in our community. In addition to the options listed below, the SPTF identifies special training sessions for specific groups and needs, as funding permits.
Basic Education about Suicide & Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Basics (SPB - Click Here)
Provided upon request to groups of at least 14 people.
esuicideTALK online training (click here)
This is an online training that conveys a basic understanding of suicide risk and prevention. It takes most users approximately 90 minutes to complete. Access codes are sent within 2-3 days after registration. The total number of access codes is limited, so first requested first served.
Basic Training on Mental Health
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA - Click Here)
Sessions held every other month, focused on signs of mental illness and how to respond to mental health-related crises.
In-depth Training on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST - Click Here)
Sessions not currently scheduled
The sessions listed below have been offered by the SPTF but are not scheduled for future sessions at this time.
Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk (RRSR)
Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk - Primary Care (RRSR-PC)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Sudden and Traumatic Loss (Click Here)
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)