Training & Educational Sessions

For School Personnel

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Question, Persuade, & Refer (QPR)

This 1-hour session is focused on a 3-step approach to suicide prevention (question-persuade-refer).

For middle & high school staff

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More than Sad
 

This 1-hour session helps to reduce stigma, increase teaching confidence, and encourage staff to make referrals to school behavioral health specialists.

For middle & high school staff

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Disorders Not Bad Behaviors
 

A 1-hour workshop designed to identify behaviors that may indicate mental
health disorders in students

For elementary school staff

For Parents & Caregivers

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Family Readiness Kit

 This kit was created by the American Academy of Pediatrics as a resource for families facing natural disasters.

For parents of all aged students

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Disorders Not Bad Behaviors

A 1-hour workshop designed to identify behaviors that may indicate mental
health disorders in students.

For parents of elementary aged students

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Helping Parents Help Youth

This 1-hour workshop helps parents recognize and respond to emotional
distress in their teenagers.

For parents of middle and high school students

For Students

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Bouncing Back

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle difficult feelings.

For Kindergarten & 1st graders

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Strong Minds

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle difficult feelings.

For 2nd & 3rd graders

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Growing Minds

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle tough situations and difficult feelings.

For 4th & 5th graders

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Positive Minds

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle difficult feelings.

For 6th-8th graders

& 9th-12th graders

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ANSWER

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle difficult feelings.

For 9th-12th graders

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Teen Mental Health First Aid

This interactive classroom session discusses how to handle tough situations and difficult feelings.

For 9th-12th graders

Other Opportunities

Family Trip

Attachment Based Family Therapy

Attachment-based family therapy (ABFT) is a manualized, empirically supported family therapy model specifically designed to target family and individual processes associated with adolescent suicide and depression. It is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent–child relationship.

For Professionals

Plastic Hardware Tools

PAX Tools

Pax Tools is a positive behavioral training that is to be used in homes by families, as well as in other community settings where caring adults are working with youth.

For people who would like to become a PAX Tools Facilitators

Work Team Meeting

Youth Leaders in Kansas

Through YLINK, youth are becoming active leaders in their communities, connecting to others with similar purpose to strengthen their voice, being given opportunities to grow their leadership, and are empowered to create change throughout the state of Kansas. 

For Youth interested creating change