Youth Suicide: Awareness, Prevention and Postvention
- Category Social and Behavioral
- Authors Scott Poland, Ed.D.
Full Course - 27 minutes
This version is designed for all campus employees.
- Full Course - 27 minutes
The goal of this course is to provide staff members with information that will help them reduce the likelihood of suicide among students. This course covers the scope of the problem of youth suicide, common risk factors related to youth suicide, successful strategies for youth suicide prevention, the immediate steps a staff member should take if they encounter a student who is threatening suicide, and best practices for intervention after a suicide (“postvention”).