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TREATMENT FOR SUICIDAL IDEATION, SELF-HARM, AND SUICIDE ATTEMPTS AMONG YOUTH (6.00 CEs)

$ 6.00
Program Objectives :
1. Attendees will describe current approaches and challenges to addressing suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth.
2. Attendees will be able to explain current evidence on the effectiveness of the following programs included in the home study course to treat suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth: Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Attachment-Based Family Therapy; Multisystemic Therapy-Psychiatric; Safe Alternatives for Teens and Youth; Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; and Youth-Nominated Support Team-Version II.
3. Attendees will describe 3 factors to consider when selecting and implementing programs and practices to treat suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth.
4. Attendees will list 3 types of programs to treat suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth.
5. Attendees will identify 3 factors involved in selecting and implementing optimal interventions to address suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

This home study course contains a foreword and five chapters. The chapters stand alone and do not need to be read in order. Each chapter is designed to be brief and accessible to healthcare providers, healthcare system administrators, community members, policy makers, and others working to meet the needs of individuals at risk for, experiencing, or recovering from mental and/or substance use disorders.

The goal of this home study course is to review the literature on treatment for suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth, distill the research into recommendations for practice, and provide examples of how practitioners can use these practices in their programs. The programs included in this guide focus on adolescents and young adults who are currently experiencing suicidal ideation, self-harm, and/or suicide attempts, and addresses risk factors unique to this population. The programs can be implemented by mental health professionals in a variety of settings, including schools, community mental health centers, residential facilities, or juvenile justice programs.

Accredited by: Webinarceclasses
Target Audience:
Marriage and Family Therapist Mental Health Counselor Psychiatrist Psychologist Social Worker Educator Nurse Physician
Instructional Level: Introductory
Home Study ID: 1246