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Winning At Home

Student Mental Health at Church

What is your role as a church leader when a student is experiencing mental distress? What are best practices for partnering with families? How can you support one who is showing signs of suicidal ideation? Come learn at an interactive workshop with local professionals who want to help you thrive.

Student Mental Health at Church
Student Mental Health at Church

Time & Location

Aug 22, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Winning At Home, 300 S State St STE 13, Zeeland, MI 49464, USA

About the event

When: Thursday, August 22, 2024

Where: Winning at Home

300 S State St, Zeeland, MI

RSVP: Sign up below for one or both of the following sessions. Lunch will be provided.

10:30-11:30 AM: Serving Students & Families in Crisis

Serving students who are struggling with mental health issues is hard. Navigating how to serve them while juggling the concerns of both parents and church leaders is even harder. In this session, Rev. Dr. Steve Norman from Winning At Home will facilitate a discussion around these issues from a strategic, practical, and theological perspective.

12-1:30 PM: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. In this session, Daniel Bechtel-Unekis, LLMSW, M.Div, from Digging Deeper, LLC, will train participants on best practices for responding to a student who is expressing signs of suicidal ideation.

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