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Community Tranining & Speakers Bureau


2-1-1 Big Bend has a Community Training and Speakers Bureau program available for organizations of all sizes that want to increase the professionalism and knowledge of their teams. Brief presentations on suicide prevention, agency services, or hotline volunteer opportunities are typically available at no charge. For more in-depth or custom trainings there is a nominal fee. (a fraction of the speaker fees charged by other regional or national presenters)

Want to learn more? Contact Harold Stephenson, Outreach and Education Coordinator at (850) 617-6303 for information about fees and topics.

Some of our standard training presentations include:

Crisis Intervention Presentations
Active Listening
Better Communication Skills
Conflict Resolution
Crisis Intervention Training
Developing a Crisis Hotline Program
How to Support One Another
Stress Management
Suicide Prevention
Teen Suicide Prevention (for teens or adults)

Health/Medical Presentations
AIDS in the Workplace
Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia
End of the AIDS Epidemic?
Health Fraud

Volunteer Issues Presentations
Developing a Volunteer Recruitment Plan
Evaluating Your Volunteer Program
Volunteer Opportunities with 211 Big Bend

Information & Referral Services Presentations
Developing an Information & Referral Program
Resources Available in the Big Bend Community
Skills Development for Information & Referral Staff
The Florida 211 Network
Using the AIRS/Infoline Taxonomy of Human Services

Happy Customers:
Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS)
Big Bend Directors of Volunteers Association
Children's Home Society
City of Tallahassee
Cobb Middle School
Domestic Violence Legal Hotline
First Presbyterian Church
Florida A & M University Counseling Department
Florida Alliance of I&R Services (FLAIRS)
Florida Bar Association
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security, Division of Workers' Compensation
FDLE Training Center
Florida Division of Library and Information Services Florida Natural Areas Inventory
Florida State University Credit Union
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
Florida State University, Department of Religion
Florida State University, School of Social Work
Godby High School
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
International Association of Personnel in Employment Security
Leon County Sheriff's Office
Leon High School
Lincoln High School
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
PACE Center for Girls
Refuge House
Rickards High School
SAIL High School
St. John's Episcopal Church
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
Southwestern State Hospital
Tallahassee Community College, EMT/Paramedic Program
Tallahassee Marine Institute
Tallahassee Police Department
Tallahassee Urban League
United States Navy
Volunteer Florida

Last Updated on Wednesday, July 15 2015




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