Suicide Prevention Protocols for Juvenile Justice Youth

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

 

CE Course Description

Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates of suicide than their non-system-involved peers.  This short CE course provides guidance on developing and implementing comprehensive suicide prevention policies within juvenile correction facilities.

Author:  National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention: Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force.  (2013).  Guide to Developing and Revising Suicide Prevention Protocols for Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System.  Washington, DC: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

Retrieved from:  https://nicic.gov/guide-developing-and-revising-suicide-prevention-protocols-youth-contact-juvenile-justice-system

 

CE Course Objectives

1.  List three skills that staff must refine in order to communicate with youth at risk of suicide.

2.  Explain when youth should receive a written assessment for suicide risk by medical or mental health staff.

3.  Determine what often foretells whether the victim will survive a suicide attempt.

 

CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Training

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

f.  Training Resources

2.  Identification, Referral, and Evaluation

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

3.  Communication

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

4.  Housing (Safe Environment)

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

5.  Levels of Observation, Follow-Up, and Treatment Planning

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

6.  Intervention (Emergency Response)

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

7.  Reporting and Notification

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

8.  Mortality-Morbidity Review

a.  Detention and Secure / Non-Secure Care Facilities

b.  Referral / Arrest

c.  Courts

d.  Probation

e.  Aftercare

 

 

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Added On: 2017-07-11

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