Living with Suicide 

Please read below for upcoming training dates and how to apply.

Living with Suicide

Kiva Centers’ Living with Suicide Training is a 5-day intensive course designed for peers looking to become Certified Peer Specialists, community activists, and other behavioral health service providers with lived experience. With a focus on trauma and environment, participants will learn how to effectively partner with someone experiencing suicidality, as well as impacted family, friends, partners, caregivers and domestic violence survivors where suicide / threats of suicide is a factor in the abuse. The training will consist of roleplay and practice scenarios, self-awareness exercises,and in-depth conversations related to suicide, trauma, bereavement, relationships and sustainable work practices for the lived experience profession.

Primary Audiences: Certified Peer Specialists, community activists, and other behavioral health service providers with lived experience

Course Length: 5 Days


Upcoming Training Schedule


2022 Training Dates

September 19, 26 October 3, 7, 14 2022 (Online)

From 10:00am to 4:00pm ET

Apply here

*Due to COVID-19, all trainings will be held online via Zoom classes. You will be notified of the Zoom link once your application has been approved. 

For more information on Living with Suicide classes, please email info@kivacenters.org or sjacobi@kivacenters.org.

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