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 Sept. 9 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Sept. 23 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Oct. 7 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Oct. 21 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Nov. 4 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Nov. 18 at 2 pm How to Help a Friend
Join Dec. 2 at 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 Sept. 9 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Sept. 23 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Oct. 7 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Oct. 21 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Nov. 4 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Nov. 18 at 12 pm How to Help a Student
Join Dec. 2 at 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