Meetings & Events
Training opportunities can provide greater understanding of behavioral health issues and their effect on the community, but they can also offer new skills to help others. Take a look at these offerings and visit often, as we will update with new training opportunities as we get them.
First Responder Self Care & PTSD Awareness
No Cost Training Opportunity
First Responder Self Care and PTSD Awareness
The Warren County Combined Training Team, along with the Warren County Crisis Intervention Team, will be hosting no-cost training sessions dealing with first responder wellness. This training will help bring attention and awareness to how first responders experience and cope with traumatic events. All Warren County law enforcement, corrections, dispatch and fire personnel are invited to attend.
Responding to subjects suffering from PTSD
How do first responders experience and cope with trauma
Signs and symptoms of PTSD
Officer wellness and self-care
Available resources and support
Kathleen M. Chard Ph.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Director of Trauma Recovery Center @ Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Director of the UC Health Stress Center
§Professor of Clinical Psychiatry @ the University of Cincinnati
§First Responder Liaison for Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services
§Retired Lieutenant from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (1982-2018)
§Previous experience with the Ohio ASSIST program
Suicide Prevention: QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) will cover three simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. In this session you will learn about warning signs of a suicide crisis: expressions of hopelessness, depression, giving away prized possessions, talking of suicide, or securing lethal means. You'll also learn how to respond to these issues. Training for parents and community members.
To attend, email Heidi Murray at (HMurray@kingslocal.net
Kings Junior High School is located at 5620 Columbis Rd., Kings Mills, OH 45039. Enter Door D-5 by stadium.
Operation Street Smart: Drug Education
Operation Street Smart is a highly informative and very engaging drug education training presented by retired undercover detectives from Franklin County Sheriff's Office undercover narcotic branch. The goal of the program is to provide current and up-to-date narcotics information on trends, terminology, paraphernalia, and physiological effects to those individuals who deal with youth on a daily basis. Participants will be able to see everyday items used by today's youth for substance use and abuse, and items are passed around. A must-attend for any parent or those working with youth!
No sign-up required to attend. Class is held from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Kings Junior High School, 5620 Columbi Rd., Kings Mills, OH 45029. Enter Door D-5 by the stadium.