Talking to Children About Suicide

The Talking to Children about Suicide workshop was developed in response to a number of requests from community members who wanted to know how best to support children who have experienced a death by suicide in their family, friend group, or wider social circle. This workshop aims to provide community members with information about:

It is recommended, but not mandatory, that participants first gain confidence in talking about suicide
by attending a suicide intervention training such as Reach Out or ASIST/Uqaqtigiiluk!. As it is a
half-day workshop, it can be offered on the same day as Reach Out if desired.


Who is this workshop geared towards?


Training Process and Resources

Talking to Children about Suicide is a half-day workshop. The session includes a presentation, group
discussions, a podcast episode, and a list of resources that could be helpful before or after a
conversation with a child.


Course Length: 4 hours
Languages: English
Participants: Minimum of 10 participants
Cost: Free

Training is provided by Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit
Embrace Life Council certified trainers

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