Why do people kill themselves? How do I ask someone if they are feeling suicidal? What do I do if they say they ARE suicidal? How do I deal with the strong emotions suicide generates? Tough questions.
This course will provide answers for these and other questions many crisis interventionists have about suicide. It will provide participants with basic information about suicide as well as help participants develop practical skills for prevention, intervention, and postvention. Small group role plays will allow participants to apply the suggested techniques as they are learned.
This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about intervening across the suicide spectrum. Professionals from the fields of Christian Ministry, Business & Industry Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress may all benefit.
Baptist Convention of New England
87 Lincoln Street
Northborough, MA 01532
June 15th- 16th (Friday- Saturday)
8:30am- 5pm, both days
***NOTE: You are responsible for finding housing Friday evening. The Rice Lodge may be available. CLICK HERE for information and for making a reservation.***
$30 for Southern Baptist Convention / BCNE members
$110 for Non-SBC
Contact Grant Davis for mail in registration instructions.
Dr. Paget is a 49 year volunteer with the American Red Cross, a Mission Service Corp. Missionary (SBC/NAMB), a 32 year veteran of Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, and has developed much of the curriculum we use in Disaster Relief Chaplaincy.
Dr. Naomi Paget BCC, FBI Chaplain and Crisis Interventionist, is a certified member of the American Red Cross Spiritual Response Team -Task Force and Divisional Advisor, Denver Seminary Critical Incident Stress Management Team, and Director of the California Disaster Relief Chaplain program. She is a certified crisis chaplain, instructor and curriculum writer, awarded Fellowship in American Association of Experts in Traumatic Stress /National Academy of Crisis Management, and is serving as the Chairman of the National-Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (National VOAD) Emotional/Spiritual Care Committee. Dr. Paget is a published author and ICISF Approved Instructor for many crisis and trauma courses, consulting for several national and international organizations in various fields of trauma and disaster care. She earned her doctorate from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary where she is an adjunct professor, advisor to doctoral students, and was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award. She received the Lifetime Achievement in Chaplaincy Award from the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.
Naomi is an authorized instructor by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation to teach many CISM courses. She has taught these courses throughout the United States and in several other countries and US territories including Japan, China, Belize, Dominica, US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Ukraine, and India – for churches, schools, healthcare, law enforcement, emergency services, disaster relief, corrections, military, faith-based organizations, corporations/business, and other agencies that deal with crisis care.
Most recently, Dr. Paget was invited to provide training and crisis intervention to Yezedi refugees who are held in Diyarbakir, Turkey. These are the Yezedi refugees who fled from Iraq following the executions, beheading, and slavery inflicted by members of ISIL.