Crisis Line offers operator training opportunities

By on March 5, 2009

The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley, a program of the Association for Individual Development, is experiencing high call volumes.

In response to this need, the organization is actively searching for potential candidates to handle calls.

A free, nine-week Crisis Line Training is being offered, beginning Thursday, March 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1230 N. Highland Ave., Aurora. Students will be trained to handle a broad spectrum of calls, ranging from persons that are isolated and lonely to emergencies requiring crisis intervention.

Topics covered during this training include, communication skills, crisis intervention, suicide, mental illness, domestic violence, sexual assault, mandated reporting and community resources.

For questions or to register, call Cheryl at (630) 966-4304.