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

 

Wednesday, Sept. 15, noon–1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 6, noon–1 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 3, noon–1 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, Sept. 22, noon–1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 20, noon–1 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 17, noon–1 p.m.

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