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FFMV Training: GRIN & Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm

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During this course, participants will be taught both Group Crisis Intervention (GRIN) and Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention.

Group Crisis Intervention (GRIN)

September 17-19

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relevant research findings
  • Relevant recommendations for practice
  • Incident assessment
  • Strategic intervention planning
  • “Resistance, resilience, recovery” continuum
  • Large group crisis interventions
  • Small group crisis interventions
  • Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
  • Reducing risks

Continuing Education Information

Three-Day Course; 27 Contact Hours

Completion of this course will meet the initial training requirements per the MA State Peer Support Network By-Laws for attendees to become functioning members of the State’s CISM network.


Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

September 20-21

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Common myths about suicide
  • Risk factors for suicidal behavior
  • Frequent motivations for suicide
  • Problem solving methods
  • Effective intervention strategies
  • Elements of effective postvention
  • Elements of survivor grief
  • Community referral sources
  • “Mini-lecture” on suicide
  • Feelings and reactions of suicide survivors

Continuing Education Information

Two-Day Course; 14 Contact Hours

Battlefield to the Street

September 24-25

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Types of symptoms present in the returning military veteran
  • Principles of combat stress interventions
  • Challenges being faced not common to previous
  • “Lessons learned” about combat stress/psychological injuries
  • “Deadly Combat Sins”
  • “Battlemind” skills that must be transitioned upon retuning home
  • “Triggers” that can remind the military veteran of combat experience
  • Steps of the RESTORE protocol and where it may be used
  • Signs and/or symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Resources for referral and/or additional help

Continuing Education Information

Two-Day Course; 14 Contact Hours

Details

Start:
September 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 21 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Lawrence Fire Fighters Club
1 Market St
Lawrence, MA 01843 United States
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Details

Start:
September 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 21 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Lawrence Fire Fighters Club
1 Market St
Lawrence, MA 01843 United States
+ Google Map