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Preventing Suicide in Adolescents and Young Adults
Jewish Family Services of MetroWest New Jersey is sponsoring the workshop Preventing Suicide in Adolescents and Young Adults on Nov. 3 in West Orange.
Middle and high school counselors and teachers are invited to attend this workshop and learn how to:
- Engage families when working with depressed and/or suicidal adolescents.
- Recognize barriers to engaging families in treatment, including adolescent resistance and methods to work through this resistance.
- Identify and assess risk for suicide.
- Distinguish between risk factors and warning signs.
- Review the current models for conducting safety planning with suicidal youth.
Dr. Suzanne Levy, the director of training for the Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) program at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, will lead the workshop.
The cost is $35 and provides three hours of professional development credit. You will find information and the link to register at www.jfsmetrowest.org. For additional information, contact Sara Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-637-1752.