Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training for Mental Health Professionals

This full-day training is designed to increase knowledge and improve the skills and confidence of clinicians and others who work in behavioral health settings and who routinely assess for suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth and adults and plan for their care. This clinician-developed training is based on current research and best practices and reflects…

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Coping and Support Training (CAST)

Coping and Support Training (CAST) is a brief, evidence-based program suitable for selective (Tier II) and indicated (Tier III) prevention among at-promise youth in schools, community programming, health care settings, or any youth-serving agency. Eligible youth are personally invited (never mandated) to join a CAST group and meet for 12, 1-hour sessions over 6-12 weeks…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer, school-based program built around the power of connection that aims to reduce youth suicide risk through education, training, community partnerships, and cultural change. Program outcomes include a reduction of youth suicide and stigma surrounding mental health challenges, increased referrals to (or solicitation of help) parents or other trusted adults, and…

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Familias Unidas

Familias UnidasĀ is a family-centered drug use and sexual risk behavior prevention intervention for Hispanic youth and their families.Ā Familias UnidasĀ was specifically developed for Hispanics. It helps empower parents to speak with their adolescents about how to prevent drug use and sexual risk behaviors.Ā Familias UnidasĀ is a multilevel intervention that targets risk (e.g., poor adolescent communication) and protective…

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Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) is designed to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety among children with symptoms of PTSD. The 10-session school-based intervention teaches cognitive behavioral skills in a group format, led by mental health professionals, with 6-8 students per group, using a mixture of didactic presentation, examples, and…

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Body Project

Body Project (Dissonance Intervention) is a prevention program designed for high school and college-age girls using four weekly one-hour group sessions or two two-hour sessions. Groups consist of 5-10 young women. Through a series of verbal, written and behavioral exercises, the program attempts to create dissonance in participants by engaging them in a critique of…

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