course »Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention

Date: 3/21/2023, 10:00 am—12:00 pm
County: -Training Offerings
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Phone: 510-654-4004
In this training participants will discuss why those who work with youth in out of home placement need to understand the risk factors of suicide. This training is designed to help participants become familiar with the thought processes, demographics, warning signs and prevention techniques of suicidal ideation. Participants will discuss the problem of youth suicide and learn how to recognize both risk factors and protective factors.  Participants will learn the universal screening tool for suicide prevention and practice safety planning.  Finally participants will develop an understanding of concrete steps they should take when faced with a client who is having suicidal thoughts.