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Networks for Life: Identifying and Preventing Suicide in Post-Sexual Assault Care

Description: 

Networks for Life: Identifying and Preventing Suicide in Post-Sexual Assault Care is a training developed by the Youth Suicide Prevention Program for people working in sexual assault care settings. The training covers basic background on suicide and the scope of the problem in Washington; the relationships among depression, suicide, and sexual violence; how to identify signs of suicidal thinking in a patient or client and how to respond; skills for handling disclosures and investigating suicide risk; and safety planning and referral during hospital discharge or the end of a hotline call. Opportunities for discussion, national crisis resources, and practice scenarios are included in the presentation.

Presenter:

Karyn Brownson, MSW

is the Director of Training at the Washington Youth Suicide Prevention Program, a statewide organization providing training, consultation, and community capacity building on youth suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention. Karyn has over a decade of experience as a youth program administrator and direct service provider and has been working with YSPP since September 2013. She has dedicated her career to leadership development, support, and advocacy with vulnerable and marginalized youth.


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Reviewed: March 21st, 2017