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@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.

        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, November 10th, 2021, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM 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 8:30 AM. Please arrive early for check in. Thank you.

              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, 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.

                    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 2021, 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM 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, DECEMBER 2nd, 2021, 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM 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.

                        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** 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.

                                MONDAY/TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13th & 14th, 2021 ASIST TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                                The location for this IN-PERSON class is WestCare 1711 Whitney Mesa, Henderson, NV 89014.

                                  WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY, JANUARY 5th & 6th, 2022 ASIST TRAINING (LAS VEGAS)
                                  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 Gatekeeper Trainings South

                                      Gatekeeper Trainings

                                      The 2.25 hour Virtual 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.

                                        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.