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 browse our calendar for training and events and 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
Date: Jan. 22 & 23
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Portola Station
171 S Gulling St
Portola, CA 96122
Date: April 22 & 23
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Christian Life Fellowship Church
317 1st Street
Quincy, CA 95971

This two day workshop is free - a $200 value!

Flyer (.pdf)

Learning goals and objectives

Over the course of their two-day 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)


November 21 & 22, 2019
Time:12:30pm - 5:00pm
Plumas Rural Services
711 E. Main St, Quincy
Quincy, CA
Must attend both dates for certificate
December 10 & 11, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 12:30pm
Calpine Elks Lodge
71292 Hwy 70
Portola, CA
Must attend both dates for certificate
*New* Mental Health First Aid Youth Mental Health First Aid Adult

Flyer (.pdf)

Flyer (.pdf)

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.

  • 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
December 3, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Plumas County Library
445 Jackson St
Quincy, CA

This program is funded in part by

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)