Suicide Prevention Protocols for Juvenile Justice Youth

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

This course is not approved by NBCC for NCC certification renewal. To renew your NCC certification, view our list of NBCC specific approved courses.


CEU 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 CEU course provides guidance on developing and implementing comprehensive suicide prevention policies within juvenile correction facilities.

Article Author:  Franklin Cook, MA, CPC, et al.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the 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.  Examine what often foretells whether the victim will survive a suicide attempt.

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