1N5 Receives Sources of Strength Elementary School Coaches’ Training

This week, 1N5’s Sources of Strength certified trainers Erin Horn and Christine Browner received Sources of Strength Elementary School Coaches’ Training. Sources of Strength recently expanded their middle school and high school program to include grades 3-6. Sources of Strength Elementary moves the work of prevention and health promotion even further upstream. As a universal classroom curriculum, Sources of Strength …

1N5 Offers Free Sources of Strength Program to Local Schools

Sources of Strength is a universal suicide prevention program designed to build socioeconomic protective influences around youth and reduce the likelihood that vulnerable youth and young adults will become suicidal. This program supports student wellbeing, strengthens youth-adult connections, enhances positive student coping behaviors, reduces the risk of suicide and violence, reduces bullying behavior, and increases school belonging and resilience. Thanks …

1N5 Provides Lap Around the Wellness Wheel Training

On Wednesday, March 24th, 1N5 was invited to present a “Lap Around the Wellness Wheel” training at Cincinnati City Council candidate Meeka Owens’ Wellness Wednesday series. 1N5’s Sources of Strength certified trainers Erin Horn and Christine Browner provided the presentation. The Sources of Strength Wellness Wheel is designed to guide individuals through all aspects of building not only resilience, but …

1N5 Provides Sources of Strength Training to Lakota Middle School

On February 23rd, 1N5’s Christine Browner and Erin Horn provided Sources of Strength training to 12 Lakota Middle School teachers who will be adult advisors. Adult Advisors are made up of a diverse group of connected, caring, and positive adults whose goals are to support, mentor, and assist peer leaders in spreading hope, help, and strength-based messages across their friendship …

1N5 Attends Train the Trainer Series

This week, 1N5 took part in a four-day Ohio Sources of Strength Train the Trainer series. Sources of Strength is a universal suicide prevention program designed to build socioecological protective influences around youth and reduce the likelihood that vulnerable youth and young adults will become suicidal. 1N5 works with schools in Ohio and Northern Kentucky to implement this program in a …

1N5 Holds Parent Info Session for New Sources of Strength Leaders

On October 28, 1N5 facilitated a parent info session at Lakota Plains Junior School. We spoke with the parents of the incoming Peer Leaders selected for the new Sources of Strength program. Erin Horn, our certified Sources of Strength trainer, shared the history and philosophy with parents, the program model, and then walked them through the eight protective factors, or …

1N5 Holds Sources of Strength Training at Lakota Plains Junior School

On Friday, November 6, 1N5 facilitated the Sources of Strength training at Lakota Plains Junior School for 13 students who were selected to be peer leaders. We were able to practice physically distancing and hold in-person training! Students were trained on what the eight Sources of Strength, or protective factors, people rely on when experiencing challenging times in life. The peer leader’s mission is to be connectors to Help …

1N5 Conducts Sources of Strength at Woodland Middle School

On Friday, October 30, 1N5 facilitated the virtual Sources of Strength training at Woodland Middle School for the student peer leaders. 18 students were selected to be peer leaders and attended a 4-hour training. Students were trained on what the eight Sources of Strength, or protective factors, people rely on when experiencing challenging times in life. The peer leader’s mission …

1N5 Conducts Sources of Strength + Educator Self-Care Training at Sycamore

On Monday, August 31st, Erin Horn, certified Sources of Strength trainer, led an hour-long Educator Self-Care training based on the evidence-based Sources of Strength wellness model for Sycamore Community School District Staff Professional Development. Erin started out by explaining the upstream prevention philosophy, which details how building resiliency and coping strategies help people handle the stresses of life, including mental …