How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Errors in Suicide Prevention

Why we offer this workshop:

Suicidology researchers study the unique needs of persons at risk for suicide and the kinds of responses that are most helpful to them. Vancouver Island Crisis provides their latest research and give helpful tools in this three-hour workshop for avoiding what researchers call The 10 Most Common Errors of Suicide Interventionists. This workshop is helpful for anyone working directly with people at risk for suicide including front line staff, crisis line workers, physicians, clinicians, support workers, nurses, and teachers.

If you are interested in having us present How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Errors in Suicide Prevention, please contact us at 250-753-2495, toll free at 1-877-753-2495, or via email at Please include preferred dates and an estimate of how many attendees from your agency or business would participate. Thank you.

Please note that this customizable, three-hour workshop can be facilitated on our premises, at your location, or in a virtual environment.


Fee: $1000; Fee for nonprofit agencies: $750
Maximum Number of Participants: 24; Mininum: 8


Inaugural presentation in tribute to World Suicide Prevention Day in September 2015.


When registering for a VICS Community Education workshop, you help to financially support our Crisis Chat and Crisis Text services.

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