To identify, empower, & train key leaders in your organization or community & assist gatekeepers in understanding how the training applies to individual and team roles. After training, staff discussion about policies & procedures, organizational expectations, & individual responsibilities will help create action plans that are responsive to an organization's suicide prevention needs.
Benefits of tools
The Key Leader Identification and Engagement Toolkit will assist your organization or community identify key leaders who will advocate and assist with all stages of suicide prevention training. The Gatekeeper Action Plan Worksheet will help staff develop a specific plan as they apply skills learned in training to the workplace and/or community.
Identifying key leaders for a suicide prevention training process can take a week or less, depending on the number of staff involved. Preparing key leaders can take a few hours or can take place over the course of several weeks, depending on their role in working with staff and type of training. Developing a gatekeeper action plan can take as little as 30 minutes, but likely longer with group discussion. Ideally this worksheet should be completed immediately after training or no later than the following day. If your organization can laminate action plan wallet cards, this can save staff time.
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