This Deepen Workshop will provide education surrounding suicide, including what to look for, how to have difficult conversations with friends and loved ones and where to go for support. We will also discuss strategies for reducing the shame associated with depression and suicidal thoughts with a focus on building church community.
Our facilitators, Kate and Dawn are licensed professional counselors at Authentic Connections Counseling Center. They both bring experience and expertise in working in the areas of suicide prevention and with supporting family members and survivors of suicide. They are passionate about coming alongside the community of Castle Rock in offering hope and healing during life's hardships.
Kate Ivey, MA, LPC has 10+ years of experience working with community crisis centers, crisis response teams, and extensively within a community school district to address suicide awareness, interventions, and support strategies for both students and staff.
Dawn Gabriel, MA, LPC has 15+ years of experience working in the mental health field for a county jail, psychiatric hospitals, teen residential home, churches, college universities as well as founding Authentic Connections Counseling Center here in Castle Rock.
Join us on September 9th at 12:15 pm here at Plum Creek Church. Register by September 3rd with the link below.