Plumas Rural Services



711 East Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971


Dana Nowling,
Training Coordinator
(530) 283-2735 Ext. 856

Plumas Rural Services offers a variety of training and development opportunities for Plumas County residents. We are proud to offer regular training programs related to parenting, domestic violence professional development for childcare providers and the Chrysalis development program for women, to name a few.

Since 2015, we have continued to expand our training and development programs to include business consultancy and board development, professional development workshops, computer training and new programs for men’s development. Our aim is to provide quality training and development support to individuals and businesses in Plumas County, with a vision to develop and keep local talent, and increase the effectiveness of our local organizations. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to register for one or more of these amazing learning opportunities.
  • ASIST Workshops
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Anger Management
  • Safe Talk
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
Two-day workshop on suicide intervention skills - a $200 value!

Date: October 14 & 15
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Chester Wellness Center
372 Main Street
Chester, CA 95971


Already certified in ASIST? Need a refresher?

The TuneUp is half day opportunity for those certified in ASIST to:

Review learning from ASIST
Examine how ASIST is applied
Share experiences of applying ASIST
Recapture some of the experience from your ASIST training

Online—FREE 4hr Refresher Training - FREE

Date: August 6th, 2020
Time: 12:00PM-4:00PM

Online Virtual Training
Must Have Computer with Camera to Join

This half day workshop is free.

Learning goals and objectives

Over the course of our workshop, ASIST participants learn to:

  • Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care

Workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers
  • A scientifically proven intervention model
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • Group discussions
  • Skills practice and development
  • A balance of challenge and safety

This program is funded in part by

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Watch our Facebook page for upcoming classes to be announced.

How to Manage Anger & Conflict

Classes will be held in Quincy. Some of the topics to be covered will include; Understanding triggers and reactions to day-to-day events, conflict resolution skills, and ways to reduce stress. For more information, please read our flyer. Questions? Please contact Tammy Masters at (530)283-2735 ext. 882 or by email at

If you would like to be contacted when new classes are scheduled, please complete the form here.

Watch our Facebook page for upcoming classes to be announced.

  • Half-day training on suicide alertness skills
  • Learn four basic steps to create a life-saving connection
  • Widely used by professionals and the general public
August 12, 2020 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Portola Station
171 S. Gulling St.
September 10, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Plumas County Library
445 Jackson St.
November 4, 11:30am - 3:30pm
Chester Wellness Center
372 Main St.

This program is funded in part by

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This workshop is free - a $100 value!
Date: October 6th
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: CHESTER
Chester Wellness Center
372 Main Street
Date: November 18th
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: QUINCY
Christian Live Fellowship
317 First Street