Tailored Workshops and Training
Suicide Prevention Services of America delivers customized workshops and training for schools, workplaces and organizations. Contact us today to discuss your needs, schedule a training session or workshop, and to find out more about SPS programs and services.
Following are examples of recent workshops and training sessions facilitated by Stephanie Weber, SPS Executive Director.
Geneva Middle School, Geneva, IL
CCSD 181 – Burr Ridge, IL; 20 social workers
Villa Park District #45, Villa Park, IL; 250 school teachers, social workers, etc.
Machesney Park, IL; school personnel
Regional Office of Education, Kane County, IL; 80 teachers, nurses, social workers, psychologists, counselors
Burr Ridge/Hinsdale, IL; 85 social workers
Rockford, IL; 75 school social workers, psychologists, counselors, nurses
* These workshops fulfill Illinois House Bill 4672 which states: Amends the School Code. Provides that in addition to other topics at in-service training programs, school guidance counselors, teachers, principals, and other school personnel who work with pupils in grades 7 through 12 shall be trained for at least 2 hours in suicide prevention and to identify the warning signs of suicidal behavior in adolescents and teens and shall be taught appropriate intervention and referral techniques.
Provides that the education may be accomplished through self-review of suitable suicide prevention materials.