This webinar addresses evidence-based strategies for suicide prevention. Situated within the unique stressors of shelter-in-place orders, this webinar series is tailored to teletherapy and discusses the distinct factors related to suicidal crises among diverse populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn how to guide clients in creating Safety Plans tailored to their specific needs and cultural strengths with the limited resources available under social distancing orders. Audiences will be introduced to a curated list of free videos for clinicians and clients on suicide prevention-related topics including means restriction, emotion regulation techniques, Emotional First Aid, and normalizing messages of hope from people who have survived suicide.
This session will pay particular attention to social determinants of health related to elevated suicide rates among various populations including LGBTQ people, Veterans, Native Americans, and Latina youth and young adults.
Audience: Mental health clinicians and peer support staff. 1.5 CEUs are available.