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How you can help...

Why Volunteer?

Volunteers help to deliver critical services to those who are in need or at risk for suicide. Volunteering is a great way to help others in your community.

Ready to Volunteer?

View our next training dates below. If you’re ready to volunteer on the helpline, click the register button to sign up for the next training class.

Internships

Internships are a great way to gain experience and school credit! Register below if you would like to intern with Community Crisis Services, Inc.

Other Ways to Help

Working the on helpline isn’t for everyone. Visit our Donate page to learn about other ways to help support Community Crisis Services, Inc.

Suicide & Crisis Counselor Training

Suicide Crisis Counselor Training
Next class beings Thursday, October 12, 2017

Class Schedule:
Thursday, 10/12–6:30pm-9:30pm
Tuesday, 10/17–6:30pm-9:30pm
Wednesday, 10/18 to Wednesday, 10/25–observation week (4 hours scheduled with trainers)
Thursday, 10/26–6:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday, 10/28–9am-5pm–Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Sunday, 10/29–9am-5pm–Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Wednesday, 11/1–6:30pm-9:30pm
Thursday, 11/2–6:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday, 11/4–9:00am-1:00pm
Tuesday, 11/7–6:30pm-9:30pm

Interns/Volunteers will be trained to:
Assess services needs by applying listening skills;
Utilize agency resources to match callers with needed services and information-make appropriate referrals;
Recognize and respond appropriately to persons in crisis-including callers with thoughts of suicide;
Document call reports with an eye to detail and accuracy of information entry –utilizing a computer entry system to record each contact with client.