By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three warning signs for teen suicide.
-Explain four steps in a crisis intervention model for a suicidal teen client.
-Explain four steps in the Hook technique.
-Explain what percentage of adolescents may have considered suicide.
-Explain four parenting skills for setting limits that can help a teen in a suicidal crisis.
-Explain the three steps in the safe place technique.
-Explain four brief techniques that may help suicidal teen clients cope with negative self-thoughts.
-Explain what factors regarding depression in adolescents make it difficult to diagnose.
-Explain what may be an effective treatment for depressed adolescents.
-Explain what may reduce the gap between males and females in suicide rates in the future.
-Explain when does the wish to die arise and when do suicidal tendencies develop.
-Explain what is the first step in what can become a long-term healing process.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs