The SPRC Training Institute provides an ever-expanding array of curricula designed to build capacity for suicide prevention in state, tribal, local, and community-based organizations. These high-quality curricula reflect the emphasis on training found in the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, and in that spirit, are provided at the lowest cost possible to individuals and communities across the country. Descriptions of each of the Institute’s course offerings follow. If you have questions about a particular course or suggestions for additional offerings, please contact us at email@example.com.
SPRC, in partnership with the American Association of Suicidology (AAS), developed a one-day competencies-based curriculum for mental health professionals. Click on the link above to find a description of the workshop, trainers who can deliver it in your community, and a schedule of upcoming workshops. For more information, contact Isaiah Branton, at 202-572-3789.
These interactive web-based seminars address the science of suicide prevention in practical terms. View the archive of past webinars, including audio recordings and supplementary materials from each session.
Courses available free of charge:
SPRC developed this two-hour curriculum for state juvenile correctional administrators. The course is disseminated by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators.
Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth: A Workshop for Professionals Who Serve Youth: This free workshop kit contains a Leader’s Guide, sample agenda, PowerPoint presentations, sample script, and handouts—everything needed to host a workshop on the prevention of suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
SPRC provides group technical assistance events to Garrett Lee Smith youth suicide prevention grantees. These webinars provide information on program development, implementation and evaluation that would be useful to anyone interested in a public health approach to suicide prevention. SPRC also archives webinars delivered by SAMHSA to inform grantees about project requirements.