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What is LivingWorks safeTALK T4T?

safeTALK Training for Trainers (T4T) is a two-day program that prepares attendees to facilitate LivingWorks safeTALK workshops. By completing a T4T, participants will join over 2,500 trainers around the world who provide suicide alertness skills for everyone with LivingWorks safeTALK workshops. Each T4T is led by LivingWorks instructors who have substantial experience presenting LivingWorks safeTALK and training others to do so.

Tips for Successful Trainers

Here are some of the factors that tend to increase the likelihood of becoming a successful LivingWorks safeTALK trainer:

What You Will Learn

You will experience the LivingWorks safeTALK workshop
You’ll gain skills necessary to lead the LivingWorks safeTALK workshop
You’ll understand how to use the LivingWorks safeTALK Trainer Manual and audiovisuals
You’ll build the confidence and mastery to present the content
You’ll create links with other trainers who may become part of your network of safety

Attendees can expect a balance of challenge, support, and opportunities for participation at the T4T.

LivingWorks safeTALK T4T Schedule

Day 1: Morning

Observation and participation in an actual LivingWorks safeTALK training.

Day 1: Afternoon

Study and preparation to present an assigned part of LivingWorks safeTALK.

Day 2: Morning

Annotated demonstration of LivingWorks safeTALK, integrating what participants have learned about the training process.

Day 2: Afternoon

Participants present the part of safeTALK that they prepared for on Day 1.The T4T ends with a look forward to a new Trainer’s first LivingWorks safeTALK workshop including some tips on implementation, use of technology, and policies and procedures that all LivingWorks safeTALK Trainers are expected to follow.


Additional reading and planning in preparation for your first LivingWorks safeTALK workshop.

Information Sheet

The process of becoming a registered LivingWorks safeTALK trainer requires a significant commitment from participants (and their organizations, if applicable). The opportunity to provide life-saving suicide alertness skills is well worth the effort.

To learn more about becoming a LivingWorks safeTALK Trainer, download the LivingWorks safeTALK T4T information booklet.

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