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.

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

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.

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

 

Upcoming student trainings:

Wed., July 6, 12–1 pm
Wed., Aug. 3, 12–1 pm
Wed., Sept. 14, 12 – 1 pm
Wed., Oct. 12, 12 – 1 pm
Wed. Nov. 2, 12 – 1 pm

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.

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

 

Upcoming faculty/staff trainings:

Wed., June. 22, 12 – 1 pm
Wed., July 20, 12 –1 pm
Wed., Aug. 17, 12 – 1 pm
Wed., Sept. 28, 12 – 1 pm
Wed., Oct. 26, 12 – 1 pm
Wed., Nov. 16, 12 – 1 pm

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