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      MasonCARES Suicide Prevention Student Gatekeeper Training in Fairfax


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      April 15, 2020

      Wednesday   3:00 PM (on various days)

      4400 University Drive
      Fairfax, Virginia 22030

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      MasonCARES Suicide Prevention Student Gatekeeper Training

      Each year, approximately 1,100 college students die by suicide in the United States. To support members of the Mason community in helping students access assistance, Counseling and Psychological Services provides MasonCARES (Campus Awareness, Refferral and Education for Suicide Prevention), a two-hour “gatekeeper” training. This program informs participants of the warning signs of suicide and coaches them in how to talk about suicide with and respond to peers in crisis as well as informs them on how to obtain professional assistance. Participants of Mason CARES Gatekeeper Training will learn: • Why people attempt suicide • Warning signs of suicide • Myths about suicide • How to talk to a person about to suicide • How to respond to a person in crisis • How to make a referral Students who complete the training will receive a Certificate of Completion as a gatekeeper for suicide prevention at George Mason University. Students attending the training for PSYCH 100 credits MUST be on time. Late student will not be permitted and will not receive credit.

      Categories: Health & Wellness

      This event repeats on various days: Jan 22, Feb 21, Mar 17

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.