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

Type: 
webinar
Date: 
June 17, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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.

Workshop Objectives: 

Participants will be able to

  • Understand the scope of suicide in Washington State;

  • Understand risk and protective factors for suicide, including the relationship among sexual violence, depression, and suicide risk

  •  Identify common precipitating incidents and warning signs of suicide risk;

  • Understand and use a three-step intervention model when concern about suicide risk arises;

  •  Identify appropriate resources to share with a client who may be at risk of suicide.

Accessibility: 
WCSAP makes every effort to ensure accessibility for participants that request them. Please register by June 3, 2014 at 5:00 to allow time for scheduling interpreters.
Reviewed: June 17th, 2014