JFI Programs include:
“A Promise for Tomorrow” – Provides a three to five lesson unit for grades 7-12 in positive peer support for the awareness and prevention of youth suicide. The curriculum is evidence-based and regularly reviewed for clinical and educational soundness and is one of the most widely used youth suicide prevention programs in the United States.
B1 Project – is a collaborative suicide prevention effort with Rascal Flatts. The theme, “Someone you know may need a friend – B1,” encourages young people to “Be Aware, Be Able and Be Prepared” for their friends. Visit the B1 website at www.rascalflattsb1.com to learn more.
“A Youth Suicide Prevention Seminar for Parents and Communities” – A program complete with an instructional DVD, facilitator’s guide and marketing materials. This seminar packet is designed so that people from both inside and outside the mental health arena can deliver a quality and professional presentation on youth suicide prevention.
Parent Resource Program – A web-based program for schools, churches or community organizations which provides insight into awareness through statistics, discussion of warning signs/elevated risk factors and also for prevention by helping to build an action plan.
“Suicide Awareness and Prevention for the College Campus” – A program designed to be used on a college or university campus in a classroom or group setting which provides students with knowledge, skills and strategies that will enable them to help a friend (or themselves) who may be depressed or considering suicide.
Faith-based Program – This program combines the clinical approach of suicide prevention with the concept of how faith can help in prevention.
Staff Development Modules – JFI offers four staff development modules which are each two hours in length via an online library on JFI’s website or by DVD. The modules were designed specifically for teachers but would be useful for anyone who works with youth.