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Date(s) - 01/18/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Livingworks safeTALK Training

  • 4-hour interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop
  • Move beyond the stigma & common tendencies to miss or dismiss suicide
  • Recognize invitations for help in people who have thoughts of suicide
  • Apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe)
  • Link people with community resources
  • 3 Continuing Education Units through CEUnits, approved provider for Nursing, NASW, APA, NBCC and LMFTs

When: January 18, 2020, 9am-1pm
Where: Country Cowboy Church-14535 Peaceful Valley Rd., Sonora CA
Fee: $15.00 for safeTALK materials and snacks
Check payable to Word of Life Fellowship, with “safeTALK” in the memo line.

Additional Information:
Cynthia Halman: (209) 559-0840,
Kim Garro: (209) 247-7406,
Cynthia Halman has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a Pupil Personnel Services Credential and works as an elementary school counselor. She also works as a Hospice Social Worker. She provides care, respect, and counseling to multi-cultural, diverse individuals and families who are dealing with difficult life situations. Cynthia has been a LivingWorks Education Trainer for ASIST since 2010, a LivingWorks Education Trainer for safeTALK since 2013, and trained in LivingWorks Suicide to Hope in 2016.

Kim Garro, an Independent Christian Coach with the John Maxwell Team since 2017; specializing in 12-step recovery programs such as Celebrate Recovery, Alcoholic Anonymous, Al-Anon and Alateen since 2013. She coaches and mentors people who are struggling to overcome life’s hurts, difficulties and addictions, helping them realize their God-given potential. Kim has been a LivingWorks Education Trainer for safeTALK & ASIST since 2019.

Donations can be made through Word of Life Fellowship, a tax exempt organization, IRS 501(c)(3) No. 94-2837869

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned!’ Isaiah 9:2

Suicide is recognized as a serious community health problem worldwide. How can further deaths and
injuries be prevented? How can we support people to choose life when something prevents them from
seeing a way forward? This suicide alertness training will teach skills to help make a life-saving connection that will support people to choose life.