Resources and Training

​​This page contains various resources, fact sheets, webinars, and training currently available. If you have any questions related to the contents of this page or would like to coordinate training, please contact Janel Cubbage at janel.cubbage@maryland.gov. Additional events can be found at mdspin.eventbrite.com. 

Fact Sheets & Resource Guides


Means Safety


Risk Assessment


Recorded Webinars






Training


Kognito

Kognito is an online, avater-based gatekeeper training that allows users to simulate a conversation with a peer, student, or patient that is showing signs of psychological distress. The simulations enhance users’ confidence to have a conversation with the person at risk and make an appropriate referral to mental health resources. The training is available online, for free at md.kognito.com. The military module, Family of Heroes, is available at familyofheroes.com/Maryland. 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two day workshop that teaches participants to recognize someone who may have thoughts of suicide, intervene, and develop a safety plan.  


safeTALK

safeTALK is a half day training that teaches participants to become a suicide alert helper. Participants learn how to recognize someone who may have thoughts of suicide and connect the person at risk with a keep-safe connection.