Hope-focused 3 “R” (HF3R) Suicide Prevention Training

Original price was: $89.00.Current price is: $39.00.


Suicide. No word by itself triggers more alarm, fear and pain. The impact of suicide shakes families, schools, churches, and communities. Many feel helpless in the face of what seems like an ever-increasing amount of suicides, but everyone has a role they can play to fight this epidemic. The Hope-focused 3 “R” (HF3R) Suicide Prevention Training is built around 3 critical steps, stages, and strategies anyone can learn to help prevent a suicide. Why? Because someone’s life might depend on it. 

Learning Objectives 
Participants will... 

  1. Recognize the problem, risk factors, and warning signs of suicide 
  2. Evaluate the level of suicide risk, learn to ask key assessment questions and respond with sensitivity 
  3. Outline the resources available to refer someone who is suicidal and discuss appropriate and sensitive responses to a suicide as a measure for future suicide prevention. 

Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A., is a professional counselor, life coach, crisis response trainer, author and speaker. She speaks extensively and provides training, counseling and coaching in the field of grief, crisis, and trauma through the Institute for Compassionate Care. Jennifer is an approved instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, teaching several CISM courses. In addition, she serves on the Executive Board and as Director of the Grief, Crisis and Disaster Network of the American Association of Christian Counselors and Clinical Director for the Crisis Response Team of the United States Concealed Carry Association. Jennifer is the co-author of The First 48 Hours: Spiritual Caregivers as First Responders and Spiritual and Psychological First Aid, and Understanding Suicide: Effective Tools for Prevention, Intervention and Survivor Support. 

Course Lessons 
HF3R 101: Recognize: The Problem, Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Suicide 
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A. 
Suicide is a difficult topic, and one people don’t feel comfortable talking about. In this session, Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A., addresses the myths of suicide and how everyday people can recognize the problem, risk factors, and warning signs of suicide. 

HF3R 102: Respond: How to Respond to Someone Who is Suicidal  
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A. 
In this session, Jennifer, discusses ways you can evaluate the level of suicide risk, learn to ask key assessment questions and respond with sensitivity.   

HF3R 103: Refer: How to Get Someone Help 
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A. 
One of the most critical parts of responding to suicide is knowing how to get someone professional help. In this session, Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A., will discuss the resources available to properly respond to suicide and how to use appropriate and sensitive responses to a suicide as a measure for future suicide prevention. 

Continuing Education 
3.00 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.  
This training offered through Light University meets the ongoing CE requirements for counselors, life coaches, and crisis responders who are credentialed through the International Board of Christian Care (IBCC) or one of its affiliate boards: the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counseling (BCPPC); the Board of Christian Life Coaching (BCLC); the Board of Mental Health Coaching (BMHC) and the Board of Christian Crisis and Trauma Response (BCCTR). For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: 
 Note: This course does not meet the CE requirements for Mental Health Professionals.