Preventing Suicide Through Improved Collaboration for Juvenile Justice Youth

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CE Course Description

This short CE course provides recommendations for systems and practitioners in juvenile justice, law enforcement, mental health, substance abuse, child welfare, and education to work collaboratively to successfully prevent suicide.

Author:  National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention: Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force.  (2013).  Preventing juvenile suicide through improved collaboration: Strategies for mental health and juvenile justice agencies.  Washing, DC: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Summarize the purpose of state mental health and juvenile justice agencies establishing data collection and information-sharing.

2.  Judge what should be done for youth placed on medication as part of mental health treatment while confined.

3.  Decide what service component is considered a protective factor against suicide risk.

4.  Identify the intensive evidence-based treatment that has consistently demonstrated both improved outcomes related to future crime as well as decreased risk for suicide and self-harm.


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Overarching Priorities to Improve Collaboration

a.  Overarching Priorities

b.  Strategies That Relate to Overarching Priorities

2.  Matrix of the Overarching Priorities and Strategies


Date Added: 2017-05-15

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