Help Save Lives, Crisis Phone Responders Needed


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Fri Mar 25, 2016 09:00 AM - Mon May 01, 2017 01:00 AM


1607 W JEFFERSON STBoise, ID 83702


Make a difference in your life and others in 4 hours a week as a volunteer Crisis Phone Responder with the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline in our Boise phone room. You can expect professional training, caring support and supervision from our outstanding team, assuring you have the knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of our callers. No experience necessary, lived experience a plus!

Attend an orientation session and a listening shift to see if this is right for you! for our Online Application by April 24th. Questions? call Nina Leary at 208-401-8327 or

SPRING 2017 TRAINING Attendance is required to all classes.

5/2/2017 Tuesday 6pm-9pm Training Overview / Communication Skills
4-May Thursday 6pm-9pm Crisis Intervention
6-May Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm Day 1 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intrvntion Skills Train)
7-May Sunday 8:30am-4:30pm Day 2 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intrvntion Skills Train.)
9-May Tuesday 6pm-9pm Diversity / Veterans / Military
11-May Thursday 6pm-9pm Mental Health
16-May Tuesday 6pm-9pm Intimate Partner Violence/Victim Concerns/Grief and Loss
18-May Thursday 6pm-9pm Role Play Phone Scenarios
23-May Tuesday 6pm-9pm Substance Abuse / Addictive Behavior
25-May Thursday 6pm-9pm Your Role/iCarol software/Online Emotional Sprt/Self-Care
27-May Saturday TBD (2 hrs) Simulated Phone Room and Text Response Training


  • 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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