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YSPP Training and Events CalendarSkilled, knowledgeable adults can learn to recognize changes in student behavior and intervene to save a life. YSPP offers a number of trainings for educators, school personnel and others.

Please check our Training and Events Calendar for upcoming schedule and registration information >>


Training Request Form

Would you like a training for your school or district? If so, please fill out our Training Request form, and Shannon will get back to you ASAP to schedule.


Overview of current training options:


Training for WA state schools and youth-serving organizations to guide their roles in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. Versions for special populations are available. Contact for more information.

Curriculum Training

Training for YSPP's three skills-based Best Practice health curricula is offered to classroom teachers on a regular basis. Appropriate for students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Suicide Prevention presentations for educators, parents and community groups

Presentations are available in many areas of WA state for a range of topics related to Recognizing and Responding to Depression and Suicidal Ideation. Please check the Presentations page for topics and contact information in your area.

ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

    • 2-day workshop - 14 clock hours or CEUs
    • Skills-based training; participants engage in interactive conversation and role-play practice
    • Learn the phases of the suicide intervention model and the specific “person-at-risk” concerns and the “caregiver”  tasks
    • Variable fee structure


    • 3-hour awareness training – 3 clock hours or CEUs
    • Learn the invitations and intervention steps
    • Understand why – even when we notice the invitations – we miss, dismiss or avoid getting involved
    • Variable fee structure

OUTLoud Training Series: LGBTQ and Bullying

Webinars- various topics

    • 1-hour trainings that are provided on-line  - no clock hours or CEUs – with limited interaction with the trainer
    • Content varies, but has included self harm, bullying, suicide prevention and coping with stress and anxiety
    • No class fee, but requires computer with speakers and pre-registration




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