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SOS Virtual Train-the-Trainer Registration: January 2021

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Sign up for one of our upcoming SOS Train-the-Trainer Virtual workshops.  Please enter registrants' names in the fields above and select your preferred date from the drop-down menu. SOS licenses are not included with the training fee and must be purchased separately. Click one of the following links to also purchase your middle school or high school license. 

About the training:  

The SOS Train-the-trainer virtual workshop helps prepare new SOS facilitators to conduct classroom discussions about depression and suicide, identify students in need of support, and engage trusted adults in youth suicide prevention.   

This course is comprised of a brief pre-work session and a live session from with a brief knowledge check. The interactive training uses breakout rooms and polls to discuss common barriers and brainstorm strategies for successful delivery of SOS’s evidence-based suicide prevention program in the classroom and/or virtually. A thorough review of SOS materials and planning processes ensures new SOS facilitators are ready to train students and adults. 


What you’ll learn: 

  • Best practices for facilitating classroom discussions about depression and suicide with 6th-12th graders using SOS curriculum 
  • How to administer universal depression screenings and follow up with identified students 
  • Ways to provide youth suicide prevention training for teachers and school staff  
  • How to coordinate with school administration and community partners for support 
  • Tips for reaching out to parents as partners in prevention 

 Train-the-trainer participation is designed specifically to provide schools and organizations with additional support for delivering the SOS Signs of Suicide curriculum. It is not a required training, nor recommended for any audiences not planning to use SOS.


Who should register: 

  • Counselors, school psychologists, social workers, health teachers, and other school staff who will deliver suicide prevention education to students 
  • Community behavioral health staff and youth-serving organizations offering SOS directly to students through school partnerships 


What attendees are saying:

“Everything provided in this course is immediately useful for all students, teachers and parents.”

“Great program and training for raising awareness and normalizing the conversation of difficult topics for all stakeholders. Great job!”

“I thought everything was very well outlined, and I liked the polls and engaging features in the training.”






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