Outreach

Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide Prevention Training/How to Help a Student

The Counseling Center offers two versions of suicide prevention training developed by the JED foundation. We offer these versions on-demand through Canvas, which you can view at any time. We also offer live (virtual or in-person) trainings.

Option A- For Student Audience: You Can Help a Friend

This one-hour training covers how to help a friend/student peer with mental health concerns and/or thoughts of suicide.

Join Jan. 6th @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join Jan. 20th @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join Feb. 3rd @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join Feb. 17th @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join March 3 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join March 17 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join March 31 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join April 14 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join April 28 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join May 12 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Join May 26 @ 2 pm “How to Help a Friend”

Click here to complete the on-demand version of this course.

This training covers the following program objectives:

  • How to identify signs of distress
  • What students can do to help a friend/peer in distress
  • How to take action
  • Where to go for more support

Option B- For Faculty/Staff Audience: You Can Help a Student

This one-hour training shares information about recognizing and responding to students in distress, and how to help students with mental health concerns and/or thoughts of suicide.

Join Jan. 6th @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”  

Join Jan. 20th @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join Feb. 3rd @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join Feb. 17th @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join March 3 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join March 17 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join March 31 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student

Join April 14 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student

Join April 28 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join May 12 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Join May 26 @ 12 pm “How to Help a Student”

Click here to complete the on-demand version of this course.

This training covers the following program objectives:

  • Understanding current landscape of mental health in college students
  • How to identify signs of distress
  • What faculty/staff can do to help a student in distress & how to take action
  • Where to go for more support

Training requests for either presentation can be sent to the counseling@uwosh.edu email.

UW Oshkosh Counseling Center

Student Success Center, Suite 240
750 Elmwood Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901