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YSPP Training and Events CalendarSkilled, knowledgeable adults can learn to recognize changes in student behavior and intervene to save a life. YSPP offers a number of trainings for educators, school personnel and others.

Please check our Training and Events Calendar for upcoming schedule and registration information >>


Training Request Form

Would you like a training for your school or district? If so, please fill out our Training Request form, and Shannon will get back to you ASAP to schedule.


Overview of current training options:


Training for schools, youth-serving organizations, and communities to guide them in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. Training can be 1.5 or 3 hours. Versions for special populations are available. Spanish language trainings are available. Contact for more information.

Curriculum Training

Training for YSPP's three skills-based Best Practice health curricula is offered to classroom teachers on a regular basis. Appropriate for students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Suicide Prevention presentations for educators, parents and community groups

Presentations are available in many areas of WA state for a range of topics related to Recognizing and Responding to Depression and Suicidal Ideation. Please check the Presentations page for topics and contact information in your area.

ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

    • 2-day workshop - 14 clock hours or CEUs
    • Skills-based training; participants engage in interactive conversation and role-play practice
    • Learn the phases of the suicide intervention model and the specific “person-at-risk” concerns and the “caregiver”  tasks
    • Variable fee structure


    • 3-hour awareness training – 3 clock hours or CEUs
    • Learn the invitations and intervention steps
    • Understand why – even when we notice the invitations – we miss, dismiss or avoid getting involved
    • Variable fee structure

OUTLoud Training Series: LGBTQ and Bullying

Webinars- various topics

    • 1-hour trainings that are provided on-line  - no clock hours or CEUs – with limited interaction with the trainer
    • Content varies, but has included self harm, bullying, suicide prevention and coping with stress and anxiety
    • No class fee, but requires computer with speakers and pre-registration

List of Schools, Organizations, and Other Groups We're Partnered with to Provide Trainings and Raise Awareness


Benton/Franklin Counties
Benton Franklin Community Health Alliance Highlands Middle School Park Middle School
Bridge Builders Coalition Human Services Coalition Pasco School District
Central United Protestant Church Ignite Youth Mentoring Prosser School District
Columbia Community Church Kadlec Medical Center Richland High School
Community Unitarian Universalist Church Kadlec Medical Center & Walla Wall Community College River View High School
Desert Hills Middle School Kennewick School District The Emmaus Center
Enterprise Middle School Kiona-Benton High School Tri-Tech Skills Center
ESD 123 NAMI- Seattle United Way
Finley Middle School Ochoa Middle School Women Helping Women Fund


Clark County
ACEs Action Alliance Evergreen High School Skyview High School
Battle Ground Connect Evergreen School District St. Rose De Viterbo
Camas School District Family Health Center Triple Point Support Groupl
Clark County Department of Health Hayes Freedom High School Vancouver School District
Clark County Safe Schools Task Force Hockinson Heights Elementary School Washington State Patrol
Columbia River Mental Health Services Hockinson High School Washington State PTA Region 3
Cowlitz AmeriCorps Network KLTV Washougal High School
Cowlitz County Safe Schools Task Force Mark Morris High School Woodland High School
DAIS Coalition New Life Christian Church Woodland School District
Daybreak Middle School Pleasant Valley Middle School YSPP Cowlitz County Coalition
Department of Social & Health Services Prairie High School YWCA Clark County
Emergency Support Shelter ROCKSOLID Community Teen Center  


King County
AmeriCorps-Growing Roots Team Highline High School Public Health - Seattle & King County
Arts & Sciences Academy Highline School District Renton School District
Auburn School District Issaquah School District Seattle Children's Hospital
Auburn Youth Resources Jane Adams Middle School Seattle University School Counseling Program
Ballard High School John Stanford Center for Education Excellence Shoreline Police Department
Boys & Girls Club of King County Kirkland Middle School Skykomish K-12 School
City University Lake Washington High School State of Mind Mini-Conference
Consejo Counseling & Referral Service Movin 92.5 The Club Teen Center
Eastlake High School NAVOS The Cuddle Club
Federal Way School District New Start at Salmon Creek The Service Board
Fostering Together Northshore Junior High School University of Washington
Franklin High School O'Dea High School Vashon School District
Friends of Youth Peace on the Streets Washington School Counselor Association
Friends of Youth - Griffin Home PFLAG West Seattle High School
Hamilton International Middle School Powerful Voices Woodinville High School
Health Sciences & Human Services High School Professional Driving School Association  


Spokane County
Childbirth & Parenting Assistance Mead High School Spokane County RSN
Community Minded Enterprises Medical Lake Middle School Volunteers of America - Spokane
Crosswalk Teen Shelter Mountainside Middle School Washington Children's Justice Conference
Eastern Washington University - Cheney Campus Mt. Spokane High School Youth for Christ
Gonzaga Preparatory School Room one YSPP Spokane County Coalition
Martin Hall - Juvenile Detention SMILE - Spokane  


Yakima County
Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health Naches Valley High School Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
East Valley High School St. Joseph-Marquette Middle School Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center
Eisenhower High School Wapato High School YSPP Yakima County Coalition
Grandview Middle School Wapato Middle School  
Heritage University White Swan Arts & Recreation Community Coalition  


Columbia School District (Walla Wall County) Monroe School District No. 103 (Snohomish County) Stanwood High School (Snohomish County)
ESD 123 (Walla Walla County) NAMI Snohomish County Stanwood School District (Snohomish County)
Evergreen Middle School (Snohomish County) Oakesdale School District (Whitman County) Tekoa School District (Whitman County)
Grays Harbor Department of Health (Grays Harbor County) Pacific County Health & Human Services (Pacific County) Tumwater School District (Thurston County)
Grays Harbor Social Services (Grays Harbor County) Rochester High School (Lewis County)  


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