Parent Awareness Training

UMatter: Youth Suicide Prevention Curriculum

Parents of 6th, 7th and 8th Graders...

All Vermont schools are required, as part of the Vermont Health Curriculum, to teach students about suicide prevention. Please join us to hear what the 7th and 8th graders will be learning about this subject matter as well as learning your role as a parent and community member regarding suicide. This training will be led by Melissa Fisher, Middle School Counselor.

Tuesday, March 24th, 6-7:15pm

GEMS Library

Please RSVP by emailing Melissa Fisher, School Counselor at mfisher@fwsu.org or leave a message at 524-6358, ext. 23119.

Agenda

- School and Community Strategies for Suicide Prevention

- Risk Factors, Warning Signs and How to Help

- Educating Youth about Suicide Prevention

- Recognizing and Helping People at Risk