Suicide: Let’s Talk about It!
Preventing Suicide in Youth
June 2, 2020 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
All Vibrant Training sessions for DYCD-funded program staff will be facilitated online using Zoom throughout the end of June. We appreciate your patience with this process, as it is new technology for many of us.
Following your registration on EventBrite, you will receive the Zoom registration link. You will need to register for the session on Zoom prior to the start of the training to receive the link in a confirmation email to attend the Zoom training.
After attending the session, you will receive a certificate of attendance via email along with the materials shared in the session within 72 hours.
All DYCD-funded program staff working with youth and young adults.
The rate of suicide in youth is on the rise. It is now the second leading cause of death among youth age 15 to 24. Insufficient knowledge about suicide and how to assess a youth’s risk can make these conversations difficult.
suicide prevention. There will be a focus on learning the factors that put adolescents and young adults at increased risk for suicide and how to recognize the warning signs. Participants will have the opportunity to talk about suicide, learn how to respond appropriately to potentially suicidal individuals, and become knowledgeable about interventions and resources. Participants will practice using newly learned language and techniques to become more comfortable and confident in talking with youth about suicide.
- suicide including the myths, facts and statistics.
- suicide risk/protective factors and how to recognize warning signs
- Become more familiar with community resources
Facilitated by: Damon Watson, Supervisor, H2H Connect Contact Center & Gail Bower, Lead Crisis Counselor, NYC Well from Vibrant Emotional Health
Please contact Cristina Harris (email@example.com) with any questions.