Franklin James Cook

A Suicide Prevention Postcard from Crow Creek Nation

In Intervention, Prevention, SPNAC Stuff on April 13, 2009 at 12:14 pm

The Hunkpati Icikte Anaptapi Woecun youth suicide prevention program of the Crow Creek Nation was the host on Apr. 7-8 of an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop at Fort Thompson, S.D. Attending the training were, from left, standing, Nancy Fleming, ; and, kneeling, ASIST trainer, Franklin Cook, ASIST trainer . Youth suicide prevention workers from HIAW were joined by their partners from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Police, Sanford Mid-Dakota Hospital, Indian Health Services, and a number of community caregivers serving Crow Creek's youth.

[Editor’s note: I just wanted to share a picture from my “day job.” FJC] The youth suicide prevention project (called Hunkpati Icikte Anaptapi Woecun) of the Crow Creek Nation was the host on Apr. 7-8 of an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop at Fort Thompson, S.D. Attending the training were, from left, standing Carla Pickner, Robyn Black Feather, Chris Howe, Kasey Cadwell, Barb Engel, Becky Swanson, Lisha Bairey, Vianna Felicia, Humphrey Long, Jackie Rhode, Michele Howe, Nancy Fleming (ASIST trainer), Jessica Roskens, Leanna Eagleman; kneeling, Jeremiah Nelson, Rich Greenwald, Terry Quilt, Scott Shields, Bernie Long, Franklin Cook (ASIST trainer), Gene Koster. Not pictured: Sam Robertson, Joseph Sheilds Jr., Aggie Clement, Vallie Thompson, Tolly Estes (project director). Project workers from the project were joined by comunity caregivers from Circle of Care, Crow Creek Police, Indian Health Services, and Sanford Mid-Dakota Hospital.

[The abridged URL for this post is  http://tinyurl.com/CrowCreekCard .]

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