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January 23, 2017 March 13, 2017

ONE-LIFE Training

Suicide Intervention Training


The ONE-LIFE: Suicide Intervention Skills Training is a training module developed by Suicide Prevention Service of the Central Coast (SPS). By combining aspects of evidence-based suicide prevention and intervention practices, the ONE-LIFE training teaches first responders and community service providers skills to assist in identifying and responding to individuals experiencing a suicidal crisis, effective communication and listening skills, and knowledge about local resources, including SPS’ tri-county, 24-HR, free, multilingual suicide crisis line.

In the ONE-LIFE training, participants will learn how to:

  • Build awareness of the prevalence of suicide worldwide, nationally and locally
  • Recognize and combat the influence of stigma and myths in regards to suicide
  • Recognize the different factors and warning signs involved in suicide deaths
  • Engage: How to begin the conversation with someone at-risk
  • Use active listening skills
  • Learn to ask about suicidality
  • Conduct a risk assessment
  • De-escalate and Create a Safety Plan
  • Find support and debrief

The training will conclude with a brief question and answer segment.


Participants must remain for the entire training (2 hours total):


Cost of Training: FREE


Facilitator: Rosalina Valdez, Suicide Prevention Service of the Central Coast


Space is limited, Registration is required

For Registration form email: [email protected]

Call 831-459-9373 for more information.


Special thanks to San Benito County Behavioral Health for making this training possible.

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