Suicide Intervention 101
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About the Event
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. and 2nd leading cause of death of youth ages 15-24 YET suicide assessment and intervention are not required training in mental health graduate programs and few professionals have formal training in suicide assessment and intervention. This training reviews the current scope of suicide rate at national level and prepares providers to address suicide risk. The training reviews basic screening and intervention skills, helps clinicians develop a framework for triage and provides resources immediate and long term care needs.
1) Understand the epidemiology of suicide
2) Employ basic screening and intervention techniques
3) Utilize triage decision tree - when/when not to hospitalize
4) Identify immediate and long term resources