Suicide Intervention Training Workshop is a fast-paced, one-day workshop to help you see the signs and intervene for those around you who are at risk. The principles taught here will benefit individuals from all walks of life and literally save lives!
You can receive 5 CE credits for mental health professionals and POST credit for law enforcement.
Only 50 spots are available, so sign up today.
*Cost is $10 and covers lunch and training materials.
Speaker Bio - Kenneth Koon
Kenneth Koon, D.Min serves the Special Projects Liaison for Behavioral Health Link and the Georgia Crisis and Access Line. He is a US Army Reserve Chaplain and founder of Armed Forces Mission. He was honored in 2016 as the Trinity Awards Emergency Responder of the Year and inducted into the University of North Georgia Alumni Hall of Fame in 2018 for his work in suicide intervention. He is the author of Listen Learn Lead and developer of the Intervene Challenge. 13,000 individuals have participated in the Challenge one and two-day training workshops.
Chaplain Koon has more than two decades of experience in intervention and emergency response, including service in fire and police departments, military units, hospitals, schools, and the community at large and has conducted more than 900 suicide interventions in both military and civilian communities. He is the on-call Crisis Intervention Team Chaplain for the Peachtree City Police Department and an instructor for CIT law enforcement training.
He holds a Master of Divinity in Education and a Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling and completed Clinical Pastoral Education at Georgia Baptist and Piedmont Hospital. He a member of the Georgia Chiefs of Police Association, NAMI, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association.
He and his wife, Sherry live in Sharpsburg and are members of Crossroads Church.