Calendar

Mar
28
Tue
Crisis Line Awareness Week 2017 Workshop – Nanaimo @ Beban Social Centre, Room 3
Mar 28 @ 09:00 – 12:00

In honour of Crisis Line Awareness Week in 2017, we are presenting a workshop in three Vancouver Island communities: Anxiety and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth. Participants will learn strategies for supporting young people who face these challenges.

Mar
30
Thu
Crisis Line Awareness Week 2017 Workshop – Victoria @ Comfort Inn & Suites, Blanshard Quadra Room
Mar 30 @ 13:00 – 16:00

In honour of Crisis Line Awareness Week in 2017, we are presenting a workshop in three Vancouver Island communities: Anxiety and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth. Participants will learn strategies for supporting young people who face these challenges.

Apr
20
Thu
ASIST Workshop @ Crisis Society Training Centre, Nanaimo
Apr 20 @ 08:30 – Apr 21 @ 16:30

Join us for two days (8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day) as our master trainers present ASIST 11 (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training by LivingWorks), a skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions.

Apr
24
Mon
Crisis Line Volunteer Training @ Crisis Society Training Centre, Nanaimo
Apr 24 @ 18:00 – Jun 5 @ 20:30

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Volunteering on the crisis line is a rewarding experience. We offer an opportunity to learn new and useful skills as well as an opportunity to be involved in a “front line” helping environment. Many people find our program very useful for developing marketable skills and for exploring education options.

The time span covers the sessions offered in Phase 1 of the training program.

May
9
Tue
safeTALK Workshop @ Crisis Society Training Centre, Nanaimo
May 9 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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safeTALK is a three-hour training program that prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. Frontline workers can arm themselves with safeTALK so they can become confident with how to handle suicide situations and can do their part to assist the person.

May
30
Tue
CIST Workshop @ Crisis Society Training Centre, Nanaimo
May 30 @ 09:00 – May 31 @ 16:00

Developed by the Vancouver Island Crisis Society, the two-day research-based Crisis Intervention Skills Training workshop has been designed to teach a strengths-based approach to the communication, assessment, and suicide response skills essential for crisis intervention. Both days begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:00 pm.

Sep
28
Thu
Crisis Line Volunteer Training @ Crisis Society Training Centre, Nanaimo
Sep 28 @ 18:00 – Nov 9 @ 20:30

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Volunteering on the crisis line is a rewarding experience. We offer an opportunity to learn new and useful skills as well as an opportunity to be involved in a “front line” helping environment. Many people find our program very useful for developing marketable skills and for exploring education options.

The time span covers the sessions offered in Phase 1 of the training program.