40 Hour Basic Crisis Negotiation Course [Beverly, MA]

Endicott College, Endicott College Police Department and The Beverly Police Department will host a week-long Basic Crisis Negotiation Course offered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The training is designed for seasoned law enforcement personnel who will serve as crisis/hostage negotiators. The course is not intended for first responders or executive managers.

The course is offered at no cost, and will be held at Endicott College, Wax Building, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA and will commence at 9:00 am on June 11, 2018 and conclude at 5:00 pm on June 15, 2018. The training includes classroom instruction, case studies, and role-play exercises. Attendees will be expected to actively participate. Lodging is available at the Wylie Inn, 295 Hale Street, Beverly, MA [wyliecenter.com].

Class size will be limited and interested agencies are encouraged to respond quickly. Response deadline is June 4, 2018. Respondents are asked to contact FBI representative Mackenzie Birrell at (857) 386-2183 or e-mail mbirrell@fbi.gov. Your response should include the nominee’s full name, rank or title, department’s name and mailing address, a contact telephone number, and an e-mail address.

Download the Flyer here for further details.

Suicide and Aging – A Gatekeepers Workshop
[2, 4, or 8 hrs]

This training focuses on the suicide problem in the 55 and older age group. Gatekeepers are people who, through their personal , professional or volunteer activities, have regular contact with older adults. After the training participants will be able to assess an older adults suicide risk, intervene with an individual at risk, and connect older adults with ongoing professional help.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

Middle Aged Men and Suicide – A Troubling Trend
[2 hrs]

The Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley is offering this FREE DPH-funded training. This training focuses on the alarming number of suicide deaths in the 35-64 year old male demographic. After the training, participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors and warning signs, ask questions about suicide risk, develop a safety plan and provide middle aged men with resources.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

Suicide Prevention Program Workshop Calendar

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Program Workshop Calendar is now available. You can view the entire Suicide Prevention Training Calendar here. When registering for a workshop, please note that each event has tabs titled with information regarding the workshop, available CEs and cost. Space is limited for each workshop and fills up quickly, so please register before the deadline.

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