Free Suicide Crisis Training Workshop for Faith Leaders
Pastoral care before, during and after a suicide crisis
Zanesville, Ohio (July 10, 2019) – Genesis Spiritual Care is offering a free workshop for faith leaders to help those in the community dealing with suicide. “We’re providing this workshop to offer training and equip spiritual care leaders helping those experiencing a suicide crisis,” said Vickie Kumorowski, director, Genesis Spiritual Care. Southeastern Ohio has a higher than average suicide rate compared to the rest of the state.
Topics include the scope of the problem; understanding the suicidal mindset; the survivors of suicide group; a pastor’s point of view; the need for faith leaders’ participation; and community resources.
The seminar, Pastoral Care Before, During and After a Suicide Crisis, is Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Genesis HealthPlex, 2800 Maple Ave., Zanesville, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch is provided, and there is no cost to attend. The workshop is sponsored by Genesis Spiritual Care and the Muskingum County Suicide Prevention Coalition. Space is limited. Register early and request a lunch choice by email or by calling (740) 454-5859 by Monday, July 29.