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Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, Part 2

Youth who have experienced trauma, violence, homelessness or mental health challenges are particularly vulnerable to behavioral crises suicidal attempts. Suicide is the nation’s second leading cause of death among teenagers and many more (about 1 in 15 high school students) attempt suicide. Youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems as well as youth

January 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Event Details

$40.00 – $60.00

Youth who have experienced trauma, violence, homelessness or mental health challenges are particularly vulnerable to behavioral crises suicidal attempts. Suicide is the nation’s second leading cause of death among teenagers and many more (about 1 in 15 high school students) attempt suicide. Youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems as well as youth of color and LGBTQ youth are at highest risk. In this workshop, participants will learn how to recognize signs of emotional distress, crisis and suicide risk. They will learn to implement immediate help in the midst of crisis as well as longer-term strategies for preventing crises and supporting healing, resilience and hope when working with vulnerable youth. Topics addressed include:

  • Suicide – Facts and Figures
  • Helping in the Short Term – What can I do NOW?
  • The Teen Brain – What do we Know?
  • Impact of Trauma on Adolescents
  • Trauma, Anger and Depression
  • Helping in the Long Term – What can I do every DAY to build resiliency and reduce risk?

This is a two-part webinar. Individuals can register for just one or both parts. Each segment is eligible for Suicide Prevention CEU credits.

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted up to one hour prior to the scheduled web-based course or registration deadline, whichever comes first. Non-attending registrants will incur for their agency the same fee as if they had attended. Cancellation information can be found in the registration details. All substitutions must be sent to webinars@pccyfs.org.

Certificate Policy: Certificates will be processed only for those who are actively engaged. This is verified by participation in polls, verbal/chat responses, and log in time. Attendance less than 50 minutes per 1 hour scheduled, will be considered unsatisfactory.

Continuing Education: CEUs for social workers, counselors, therapists are available upon request with a $10 processing fee.

PCCYFS will maintain electronic and on-site records for two years; after two years, records will be sent to storage. You may apply for CEUs if the evaluation was completed in a timely manner

The Pennsylvania Council of Children Youth & Family Services (PCCYFS) #SWPR004114 is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors to offer continuing education for social workers, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors. PCCYFS maintains responsibility for the program(s).

Tickets

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General Public Ticket-Crisis Intervention Part 2
$ 60.00
PCCYFS Member Ticket-Crisis Intervention Part 2
Please note that you are only eligible for this rate if you or your agency is a member. You will be charged the difference if the PCCYFS membership is not current.
$ 40.00

Details

Date:
January 18, 2023
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$40.00 – $60.00