Sources of Strength

Sources of Strength is an upstream, Strength-based suicide prevention and mental health promotion program. Founded in 1998 in Bismarck, North Dakota, Sources of Strength has taken a different approach to prevention for more than 25 years. The program employs eight Strengths, or protective factors (family support, positive friends, mentors, healthy activities, generosity, spirituality, physical health,…

Read More

QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Program

The QPRT Suicide Risk Detection, Assessment and Management training program (version 2.0) is an interactive online training program for professionals responsible the care and safety of consumers at elevated risk for suicidal behaviors in all settings and across the age span. A previously registered best practice, this training focuses on enhancing patient safety in any…

Read More

AFFIRM

AFFIRM is an eight-session, manualized intervention. It is focused on reducing depression and improving coping and sexual self-efficacy for LGBTTQQ2SA* youth and adults by providing them opportunities to develop identity cognition (self-awareness, identifying risk), mood (recognizing the link between thoughts and feelings), and behavior (identifying strengths and ways of coping), as well as equipping them…

Read More

Positive Action

Positive Action (PA) is a school-based program that includes school-wide climate change and a detailed curriculum. Lessons for each grade level are scripted and age-appropriate. All materials necessary to teach the lesson are provided in kits including posters, puppets, music, games, and other hands-on materials integrated into the lessons. Students’ materials include activity booklets, journals…

Read More

LivingWorks Start

LivingWorks Start is an interactive, self-paced online course that prepares participants to recognize when someone is having thoughts of suicide, have confidence to ask directly about suicide and connect them to further care. LivingWorks Start requires 60-90 minutes to complete. Learn to read the signs of suicide, begin the conversation, and connect to further help.…

Read More

Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR)

BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) is a proven model that improves the education system predicated on two pillars ā€“ relationships and data. It is designed to create strong schools and communities by empowering students, teachers, and families with data, so that schools can re-align existing resources to nurture a unified and personalized culture of support…

Read More

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a contextually focused form of cognitive behavioral psychotherapy that uses mindfulness and behavioral activation to increase a client’s psychological flexibilityā€”their ability to engage in values-based, positive behaviors while experiencing difficult thoughts, emotions, or sensations. ACT establishes this through six core processes: Acceptance of private experiences; cognitive defusion (i.e., alter the undesirable functions of…

Read More

GenerationPMTO

GenerationPMTOĀ was formerly known as Parent Management Training – the Oregon Model (PMTOĀ®).Ā GenerationPMTO is a parent training intervention that can be used in family contexts including two biological parents, single-parent, re-partnered, grandparent-led, reunification, adoptive parents, and other primary caregivers. This behavioral family systems intervention can be used as a preventative program and a treatment program. It…

Read More

Strong African American Families (SAAF)

The Strong African American Families (SAAF) programĀ is a culturally tailored, family-centered intervention for 10-14 year-old African American youth and their caregivers. The goal of SAAF is to prevent substance use and behavior problems among youth by strengthening positive family interactions, preparing youth for their teen years and enhancing caregiversā€™ efforts to help youth reach positive…

Read More

Strong African American Families-Teen Program (SAAF-T)

TheĀ Strong African American Families ā€“ Teen Program (SAAF-T) is a 5 session program designed for teens aged 14 ā€“ 16 and their caregivers. The goal of SAAF-T is to build on the strengths of African American families in order to promote positive development throughout the teenage years. SAAF-T focuses on reducing risks that can get…

Read More