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Youth Suicide Risk Assessment, Prevention and Intervention

This session explores the current research on the rising rates of youth suicide in the United States and the risk factors associated with suicidal behavior in youth, particularly children exposed to trauma, in foster care, receiving mental health treatment, or who identify as LGBTQ. Participants will learn the role that schools, agencies, caregivers and communities

October 6 @ 6:00 pm

Event Details

$30.00 – $45.00

This session explores the current research on the rising rates of youth suicide in the United States and the risk factors associated with suicidal behavior in youth, particularly children exposed to trauma, in foster care, receiving mental health treatment, or who identify as LGBTQ. Participants will learn the role that schools, agencies, caregivers and communities play in reducing suicide risk factors through implementation of a systems approach and recommended prevention and intervention strategies.

Learning Objectives

· Participants will be able to describe the myths and facts associated with youth suicide.

· Participants will be able to assess the unique suicide risk correlates for children exposed to trauma, in foster care, receiving mental health treatment, or who identify as LGBTQ.

· Participants will be able to analyze the use of a systems approach in preventing youth suicide.

· Participants will be able to define the protective role that schools, agencies, families and communities play in preventing youth suicide.

· Participants will be able to apply recommended suicide risk assessment, prevention, and treatment approaches.

 

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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PCCYFS Member Ticket-Suicide Prevention
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.
$ 30.00
General Public Ticket-Suicide Prevention
$ 45.00

Details

Date:
October 6
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$30.00 – $45.00