course »Youth Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention

Date: 10/25/2021, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Training Offerings
CEUs: 7
Sponsored by Lincoln
Virtual Instructor Led Training

This training will focus on suicide risk factors, protective factors, assessment of risk severity, and other planning strategies. Attendees will familiarize themselves with general suicide risk and protective factors, also exploring factors that are specific to youth. Attendees will use this information to create a meaningful, dynamic plan that includes warning signs, formal and informal supports/contacts, supportive environments and coping strategies. The training will include a brief discussion of suicide assessment tools available to agencies serving youth. Attendees will review the limits of confidentiality, framing these limits at the beginning of the service and/or care providing relationship. The training group will review how to most effectively initiate emergency services.

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