One Day Workshop

Strengthening Your Building Level Suicide Prevention Plan

Where:        Elks Club, 4747 E Elk Park Dr, Columbia, MO

Date:          January 22, 2018
Time:          9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost:          $499 per Team (3-5 members)

(Registration will be limited to the first 25 teams.)
(Members could include but not limited to:  Superintendent, Principal, Asst. Principal, Counselor, Outreach personnel, School Nurse, School Resource Officer, School Social Worker, School Psychologist, etc.)

Agenda for the Day (Tentative):
9:00 am - 10:00 am          Myths and facts about suicide
10:00 am - 11:30 am         Best practices in suicide prevention and response
11:30 am - 12:15 pm          Local resource discovery: Working lunch
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm          Strengthening your building-level suicide plan
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm            Developing a network of support with other districts

  • Each team will leave with a thumb drive of resources, a network of contacts for additional support, and a draft of your building-level action plan.
  • Ongoing support (phone calls, video conferencing, face to face consultation, etc.) will take place following the workshop.

Takeaways from the Workshop:
-Knowledge of myths & facts about suicide
-A shareable resource library of tools you can adapt and use in your school
-Awareness of best practices in suicide prevention and response
-Customized information and strategies to help you connect with your local agencies
-A draft of your building-level suicide plan developed using research based best practices
-Ongoing networking opportunities with other Missouri schools
-Follow-up consultation with workshop facilitators

Sponsored by:  Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, Missouri School Counselors Association and the Missouri Association of School Psychologists