Suicide Prevention from a Racial Justice Lens Training
The Suicide Prevention from a Racial Justice Lens training explores some of the most common sociocultural factors that create risk and protection for suicide in the Latino/x and the Black community. This training also offers an overview of compassionate support offering techniques for suicidal persons.
Expand your definition of suicide through a social justice lens
Reflect on sociocultural factors that create risk or protection for suicide in Latino/x and Black folks
Deconstruct suicide myths and taboos that exist in our language, culture, and media
Recognize the signs that indicate someone might be thinking of suicide
Review compassionate support offering techniques for suicidal persons
Population: Adults who are mental health advocates working inside and/or outside systems.
Capacity: 20 participants max is ideal for effective participation. However, the original structure of the training can be modified to fit more participants.
Mode: Virtual or in person, no hybrid mode
Language: English or Spanish
Length: 3 hours
Things to Note: This training does not include case scenarios and role-plays to practice compassionate support offering techniques. If interested in these logistics, check, "Compassionate Support Offering for Suicidal Persons Workshop"