Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center will host a Suicide Prevention Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 12, 12-4:30 p.m., at the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia.
Registration and refreshments begin at noon. The symposium’s workshops and panel discussion include:
§ 12:30-1:45 p.m.: Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage will feature tools for conducting a suicide assessment, estimating suicide risk, identifying protective factors and risk factors and developing interventions.
§ 2-3:15 p.m.: Supporting Suicide Survivors: An Introduction will explore the journey of those grieving a loved one to suicide loss.
§ 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Panel Discussion will feature personal stories of losing a loved one to suicide. This will be followed by questions from the audience.
Robinson Nature Center is located at 6692 Cedar Lane in Columbia. The cost for the symposium is $25, which includes 3.5 Category 1 CEUs for social workers and a light lunch. Registration is required. Register online at https://suicidesymposium.eventbrite.com. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-531-6006, for more information and to register for CEUs.