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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Facilitating a Suicide Bereavement Support Group – Children and Teens

  • 06/14/2018
  • 06/15/2018
  • 2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815


Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
2490 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

About the Training

The AFSP Facilitator Training Program offers suicide prevention organizers a way to create and facilitate a community support group for suicide loss survivors in the aftermath of a suicide. Courses are offered as two-day trainings, of up to 36 attendees, and include lecture, interactive discussion, and role-playing. They are led by experts in the field of suicide bereavement. AFSP offers two courses: one on facilitating adult support groups, and another one facilitating child and teen support groups. This training is specifically for Facilitating Child and Teen Support Groups.

Who Should Attend?

-Mental health professionals and survivors of suicide loss who want to start a support group.
-Current group facilitators who want to strengthen their skills, stay up to date on the latest practices, and explore issues they have encountered while facilitating.
-Survivors of suicide loss who have waited at least two years after experiencing a suicide loss and who have at least one year of experience participating in a support group.

For more information, please visit the registration link. You will complete 2 separate forms.

**If you are a HAWAII RESIDENT please contact Pua Kaninau Santos at before registering**

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