Help Save Lives, Crisis Phone Responders Needed


(43.6226,-116.211205)
 

Cause Areas

When

Thu Mar 15, 2018 08:30 AM - Sun Apr 29, 2018 04:30 PM

Where

1607 W JEFFERSON STBoise, ID 83702

About

Make a difference in someone’s life as a Crisis Phone Responder with the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline in our Boise phone room. You will receive professional training and support to develop and practice the valuable 'soft skills’ of interacting effectively and harmoniously through a balance of challenge and safety over our training course of interactive presentations and guidance. Additionally, learn to recognize other important aspects of crisis intervention including life-promotion and self-care. Feel the value of improving the mental health of our community at large, one call at a time. No experience required, lived experience a plus!

Complete our Online Application by March 23 rd, 2018, www.idahosuicideprevention.org

Questions? Contact Alex McNish at (208) 258-6992 or amcnish@jannus.org

SPRING 2018 TRAININGAttendance required to complete the 50+ hour training program - Every T/Th, Choose One (two day) ASIST Workshop AND Choose One Simulated Response Training

DATE - DAY - TIME - TOPIC

March 15 th, Tuesday, 8:30am-4:30pm - Day 1 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

March 16 th, Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm - Day 2 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

April 3 rd, Tuesday, 6pm-9pm - Training Overview / Communication Skills

April 5 th, Thursday, 6pm-9pm - Crisis Intervention

April 7 th, Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm - Day 1 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

April 8 th, Sunday, 8:30am-4:30pm - Day 2 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

April 10 th, Tuesday, 6pm-9pm - Diversity / Veterans / Military

April 12 th, Thursday, 6pm-9pm - Mental Health / Group Practice

April 17 th, Tuesday, 6pm-9pm - Intimate Partner Violence / Victim Concerns / Grief and Loss

April 19 th, Thursday, 6pm-9pm - Group Practice

April 21 st, Saturday, TBD (1.5 hours) - Simulated Phone Room and Text Response Training

April 24 th, Tuesday, 6pm-9pm - Your Role / iCarol software / Online Emotional Support / Self-Care

April 26 th, Thursday, 6pm-9pm - Substance Abuse / Additive Behavior / Group Practice

April 28 th, Saturday, TBD (1.5 hours) - Simulated Phone Room and Text Response Training

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 shift (4 hours) a week for 1 year, or longer!

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