How to Conduct Suicide Risk Assessments for Children and Adolescents

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Learn how to effectively communicate with children, adolescents, and their caregivers about suicide and self-harm and conduct suicide risk assessments with this trauma-informed training

Date & Time: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Price: Include 3-3.5 CEUs
Standard Rate: $85
Group Rate: $75

Location: 
Wilder Center (Amherst H. Wilder Foundation)
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

About this trauma-informed workshop presented by the Wilder Community Mental Health and Wellness team:

Wilder's Community Mental Health and Wellness team is presenting this Trauma-Informed training called "Suicide Risk Assessment for Children and Adolescents."

What participants will learn:

  • How to effectively communicate with children, adolescents, and their caregivers about suicide and self-harm.
  • Risk and protective factors related to youth suicide.
  • Conducting a suicide risk assessment with children and adolescents.
  • Strategies for responding to self-harm behaviors in children and adolescents.
  • Cultural considerations when responding to suicidal and self-harm thoughts and behaviors.
  • How to manage risk factors (safety planning) and when to refer to a higher level of care.
  • What to expect when you send a youth to the hospital for further evaluation.

Who should attend:

  • Mental Health Professionals, Therapists, Social Workers, Medical Professionals

CEU Information: 

  • Minnesota Board of Psychology - 3.0 CEU Hours 
  • Minnesota Board of Social Work - 3.0 CEU Hours 
  • MInnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy - 3.0 CEU Hours 
  • Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy - 3.5 CEU Hours 

Questions about Suicide Risk Assessments, please contact Sara Nelson at sara.nelson@wilder.org

This educational training workshop is provided by the Wilder Center for Learning and Excellence™

Event Location

Wilder Center (Amherst H. Wilder Foundation)
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104