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Sources of Strength Information Session with Q&A

Workshop Details

Date(s): June 21, 2021
Time: 10:00-11:00AM
Place: Online, Zoom link will be provided
Presenter: Liz Thorne, Angela Healow, and Daniel Gallo
Audience: All secondary school staff
Capacity: 100
Fees: None
  • Explore Sources of Strength and its philosophy and mission.
  • Describe the core elements of Sources of Strength (Peer Leaders, Adult Advisors, The Wheel).
  • Learn the next steps for program implementation (Adult Advisor Training, Peer Leader Training, Sources Peer Leader Sessions, Multi-Tiered School Messaging).
Description: Sources of Strength is a youth-led, adult-facilitated program which seeks to create community wellness by shifting cultural norms through student-created social messaging campaigns. It creates deeper social connections and increases help-seeking behavior amongst youth. Due to its effectiveness as a suicide prevention program, the first three years of implementation is funded by the Oregon Health Authority. Liz Thorne from Matchstick Consulting will be providing the overview of the OHA and Sources of Strength connection.
Lunch: No lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: None
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