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Wisconsin Zero Suicide trainings

Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA) has released a call for applications for its 2018 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training, which will be held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin on June 21-22. The Zero Suicide Training is a two-day training for senior leaders of health and behavioral health care organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care, including patients with serious mental health disorders. It is sponsored by MHA with grant support from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Care and Treatment Services.

Eligible organizations are health care or behavioral health organizations that are ready to adopt and implement a Zero Suicide approach and whose client population includes adults with Serious Mental Illnesses or youth with Serious Emotional Disturbances. A wide variety of organization types have participated in our Zero Suicide initiative and are welcome to apply:

  • Health maintenance organizations

  • Hospitals or hospital systems

  • County human service programs, including mental health, emergency services, community support programs, etc.

  • Other public/private outpatient mental health/behavioral health programs

  • Federally qualified health centers

  • Veterans Administration hospitals or clinics or WI Department of Veterans Affairs facilities

  • Campus counseling centers 

Please see the application materials here and submit by March 23, 2018. Additional information, such as eligibility, resources, key dates, and application instructions, can be found in the application.