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 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 Janett Massolo at jmassolo@haelth.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.

        Gatekeeper Trainings

        The 2 1/2 hour 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. Gatekeeper 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.

          Gatekeeper North/Rural Trainings

          • No training available at this time.

          Gatekeeper South Trainings

            WEDNESDAY, September 22nd, 2021, 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM GATEKEEPER IN-PERSON TRAINING-SOUTH
            This training will take place at the 9260 W. Sunset Road, Ste. 110, Las Vegas, NV 89148. Class will start promptly at 12:00 PM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

              TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19th, 2021, 8:30 AM to 10:45 AM GATEKEEPER VIRTUAL TRAINING-SOUTH
              Gatekeeper South will cover data specific to Southern Nevada. Some discussion will not be relevant to those living in Northern Nevada or Rural Areas.

                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.

                    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, 2021 safeTALK TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                    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 9:00 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

                      THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, 2021 safeTALK TRAINING (ELKO)
                      The Elko location for this IN-PERSON class is still to be determined. Those registered for the class will receive the location's address via email. Thank you for your patience.

                        THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21st, 2021 safeTALK TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                        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 12:30 PM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

                          THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 2021 safeTALK TRAINING (RENO)
                          This training will take place at the Regional Training Facility, 5190 Spectrum Blvd., Room 109, Reno, NV 89512. Class will start promptly at 9:00 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

                            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 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 6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

                              WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8th 2021 YMHFA TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                              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.

                                  **FULL** TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th & 29th, 2021 ASIST TRAINING (ELKO)
                                  The Elko location for this IN-PERSON class is still to be determined. Those registered for the class will receive the location's address via email. Thank you for your patience.

                                    **FULL** THURSDAY/FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st & 22nd, 2021 ASIST TRAINING (RENO)
                                    This training will take place at the Regional Training Facility, 5190 Spectrum Blvd., Room 109, Reno, NV 89512. Class will start promptly at 8:00 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

                                      TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th & 27th, 2021 ASIST TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                                      The location for this IN-PERSON class is Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N Rancho Dr., #110, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

                                        THURSDAY/FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9th & 10th, 2021 ASIST TRAINING (RENO)
                                        This training will take place at the Regional Training Facility, 5190 Spectrum Blvd., Room 109, Reno, NV 89512. Class will start promptly at 8:00 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

                                          AFSP Soul Shop Training

                                          "The goal of this workshop is to familiarize participants with the incidence and impact of suicide on their faith communities, and train them to address issues related to suicide. After the training, the participants will be able to address issues related to mental health and suicide prevention as a regular aspect of their life and work. Overall, the workshops will lead to an ongoing, strategic effort to shift the way that faith communities address and support those who may be struggling with suicide loss or thoughts of suicide." (From https://afsp.org/soul-shop on 3/30/21).

                                            FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 9:00 AM SOUL SHOP TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                                            This all day training is brought to you by the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The training will be held at the Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 North Rancho Drive, #110, Las Vegas, 89130. The training will run from 9 AM to 5 PM on Friday, September 24th. CEU approvals pending.

                                              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.