Course Description

Jackie Simmons

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome Advocate! Start Here

    • Welcome to Conversations That Save Lives

    • The Path of The Advocate - The Counter-Pandemic You Didn't Know You Signed Up To Be A Part of

    • KLT Factor Assessment: How well do you Know, Like, and Trust, Yourself?

    • TSPShow - Jackie's Why

    • eBook: Your Path From Beating Yourself Up To Beating Your Own Drum

    • Leaving Shouldville: How to Stop Should-ing On Yourself And Others eBook

    • The Ball Park System Card

    • Leaving Shouldville Card

  • 2

    Session 1

    • The Four Rules of Engagement and The Ballpark Theory

    • The Ball Park System Card

    • Do You Know Like and Trust Yourself? Let's Find Out

    • The "KLT Factor" Assessment: How well do you Know, Like, and Trust, Yourself?

    • Bonus - How to create positive outcomes

    • Create a Calming Connection - NO DRIVING!

  • 3

    Session 2

    • Session 2 The Six-Step Conversation and Story of Stress

    • The Six-Step Conversation Script

    • 2.1 Why we don't pair & share the Six-Step Conversation when we practice with fellow advocates

    • Advocate Action Plan

    • No Driving - Create a Calming Connection

  • 4

    Session 3

    • Session 3.1 It's all about building trust

    • Session 3.2 How to serve by asking others to help YOU

    • Rant - Why they need you to practice

  • 5

    Session 4

    • Session 4.1 - RELAX, LISTEN, SERVE, ACT, CREATE, SHARE

    • Session 4.2 The Script Revisited

    • Session 4.3 Prevention vs. Intervention and Yes, we need both

    • Session 4.4 Are you willing to allow something simple to be profound and powerful and a force of nature in your world.

  • 6

    Session 5

    • Session 5.1 Review of the first 4 sessions and how to issue a conversation invitation

    • Session 5.2 FAQ - Overcoming Conversation resistance and How the six-step conversation rewires brains

    • DIY Intervention - When you're standing on the ledge . . . lean back!

  • 7

    Session 6

    • Session 6.1 The Larger Invitation

    • Session 6.2 How the Six-Step Conversation reduces the risk of suicide

    • Session 6.3 How the Why Not Workbook reduces the risk of suicide

  • 8

    Advocate Resources

    • The Origin Story of TSPS - Teen Suicide Prevention Society

    • The 6-Step Conversation Template

    • The Why Not Work Book - How to Break The Cycle of Negative Thoughts

    • Mental Health Resources to use when Step 6 is a No, and Steps 4 or 5 are a Yes - 800-273-8255

  • 9

    Additional Trainings

    • Reminder - The Counter-Pandemic You Didn't Know You Signed Up To Be A Part of

    • Decision-making - Breaking up is hard to do ?

    • A Tale of 2 Elephants - Yes or No, which shirt are you wearing

    • How To Walk An Elephant

    • Advocates are NOT Enablers

    • More about listening

    • Bonus - How To Tame The Worry About Money

    • The Mindset Woodshed

  • 10

    Bonus - Additional Tools and Skills

    • How To Connect Using Instagram & SnapChat

    • How To Connect Using Instagram & Snapchat - Notes

    • How To Give A Testimonial in 5 Steps by Kimberly Hobscheid

    • How To Give A Testimonial in 3 Simple Steps by Bob Clark