Office of Suicide Prevention Training Registrations

TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THE TRAININGS BELOW, PLEASE CLICK ON THE DATE, TIME AND COURSE LINK. For more detailed information on these and other classes, please see the SP Training Webpage.

QUESTIONS ABOUT TRAININGS

If you have any questions about suicide prevention trainings or want to host a training for your organization, please contact Nick Christie at n.christie@health.nv.gov for Northern Nevada or Richard Egan for Southern Nevada at regan@health.nv.gov.

IN-PERSON TRAININGS

State COVID safety protocols will be in effect. People who are fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Maderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson Janssen Vaccine. If you do not meet these requirements, regardless of your age, you must wear a mask and physically distance from others. These are the minimum requirements, location or staff could require additional measures to be taken.

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') Trainings

The 2.25 hour in-person Suicide Prevention 101 (formerly known as 'Gatekeeper') training increases one's knowledge and understanding of suicide, to recognize warning signs, to identify risk and protective factors, and to increase willingness and ability to intervene with a person at risk for suicide. This training will provide insight for interacting with survivors and identify referral resources. Suicide Prevention 101 has been approved for Continuing Education Units by the Dept. of Education, POST, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Psychological Examiners, Social Workers, and SNHD. Nurses, CPC/MFTs, ADGCs may apply Social Workers CEUs toward their license requirements.

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') North/Rural Trainings

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18th, 2022, SUICIDE PREVENTION 101 TRAINING (RENO)

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') South Trainings

TUESDAY, JUNE 7th, 2022, SUICIDE PREVENTION 101 TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)

The location for this IN-PERSON class is The Pavilion at Southern Hills Hospital, 9260 W. Sunset Rd, Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV, 89148.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr, #110, Las Vegas, NV, 89130

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is The Pavilion at Southern Hills Hospital, 9260 W. Sunset Rd, Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV, 89148.

safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training

This course has been made free for you by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention, through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act.

LivingWorks safeTALK is a three-hour face-to-face in-person workshop featuring powerful presentations, audiovisuals, and skills practice. safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support. A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.

This training will take place at City of Henderson Fire Training Station #82, 401 Parkson Rd, Henderson, NV 89011. Class will start at 8:45 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at WestCare, 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson, NV, 89014. Class will start promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at WestCare, 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson, NV, 89014. Class will start promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130. Class will start promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at WestCare, 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson, NV, 89014. Class will start promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at The Pavilion at Southern Hills Hospital, 9260 W. Sunset Rd, Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV, 89148. Class will start promptly at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

This training will take place at the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130. Class will start promptly at 12:00 PM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered in this 6.5 or 8 hour class include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr., #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is WestCare, 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson NV 89014.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is WestCare, 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson NV 89014.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr., #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6.5 or 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Kietske Plaza, 4600 Kietske Lane, Conference Room G160, Reno, NV, 89502.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr., #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr., #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is held for two full 8 hour days, 8 AM to 5 PM. It is limited to 15 participants. Due to the intense nature of the training, ASIST is held in-person. COVID social distancing and health and safety protocols will be in effect. The location of the training will be announced days prior to the training to prevent confusion due to possible last-minute changes.

Please note: Class registration will open 90 days prior to the event. You have the option to sign up for a notification when registration opens by clicking on 'Remind Me' in the registration link.

The location for this IN-PERSON class is the Humboldt General Hospital, 118 E Haskell Street, Winnemucca NV 89445

The location for this IN-PERSON class is at the Nye Communities Coalition, 1020 East Wilson Road, Room # TBD, Pahrump, NV, 89060

The location for this IN-PERSON class is the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr, #110, Las Vegas, NV, 89130

The location for this IN-PERSON class is WestCare 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson, NV 89014.

VIRTUAL TRAININGS

We are excited to offer virtual trainings to the community. However, much care is needed to provide a safe environment with support to those who may experience overwhelming emotions due to the topic of suicide.

  • All participants must use their cameras during the training. The videos must clearly show each participant’s face.
  • Group attendance is not allowed to virtual trainings. One face per video, please.

These requirements will be enforced. We appreciate every participant’s cooperation in keeping each other safe. Thank you.

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') Trainings - Virtual

The 2.25 hour Virtual Suicide Prevention 101 (formerly known as Gatekeeper) training increases one's knowledge and understanding of suicide, to recognize warning signs, to identify risk and protective factors, and to increase willingness and ability to intervene with a person at risk for suicide. This training will provide insight for interacting with survivors and identify referral resources. Suicide Prevention 101 has been approved for Continuing Education Units by the Dept. of Education, POST, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Psychological Examiners, Social Workers, and SNHD. Nurses, CPC/MFTs, ADGCs may apply Social Workers CEUs toward their license requirements.

We offer two virtual classes - each utilizes mental health data specific to either Southern Nevada or Northern Nevada. Although not required, we do recommend signing up for a class closest to your general location in Nevada in order to maximize the relevance of the information.

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') Trainings North - Virtual

TUESDAY, MAY 17th, 2022 SUICIDE PREVENTION 101 TRAINING (VIRTUAL)

Suicide Prevention 101 ('Gatekeeper') Trainings South - Virtual

TUESDAY, MAY 31st, 2022 SUICIDE PREVENTION 101 TRAINING (VIRTUAL)