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This suite of six online, interactive, and research-proven training simulations are designed to educate your faculty, staff, and students about best practices in (1) recognizing when someone is exhibiting signs of psychological distress or underlying trauma and (2) managing a conversation with the goal of connecting them with the appropriate support. Each training takes 30-45 minutes to complete and is structured as a virtual practice environment where users learn by engaging in interactive role-play conversations with emotionally responsive student avatars. With the help of a virtual coach, users learn effective methods for engaging in difficult conversations, including applying motivational interviewing skills, asking open-ended questions, and avoiding common pitfalls.

Kognito's programs are the only digital simulations listed in the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP). Twelve courses are listed in the SPRC/AFSP Best Practices Registry.

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You can help spread the word about the availability of these trainings to target learners. Please click on "Tips & Resources for Schools" below to gain access to a variety of resources to assist you in achieving this goal. They include promotional flyers, email and newsletter text, and more.

Tips & Resources for Schools