Suicide Prevention Protocols for Juvenile Justice Youth
$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning
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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