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The suicide rate among youth has increased significantly over the past two decades. Mental health concerns increased since the COVID 2019 pandemic. Overall, the percentage of youth screening positive for moderate to severe depressive symptoms increased about 24% according to an article published in AAP publications Sept 2021. Depression and suicidal behavior remain a clinical challenge for professionals. Learning practical state of the art, empirically supported clinical screening tools, assessment needs and treatment options on how to prevent or manage suicidal behavior is extremely important to reduce risk. This workshop will review popular screening tools, the essential components of risk assessment and how to help youth struggling with suicidal thoughts/behaviors. Participants will also learn helpful treatment options as well as given the opportunity to participate in a relevant case review.

September 26th | 10am-12pm | Presented by Sue Heguy, LCSW

Attendees must create an account for the “CarePlus NJ Consultation & Education” online portal in order to register for courses and receive continuing education credit. Additional communications will be provided from our teams upon course registration.

Our hybrid workshops will be offered at 17-07 Romaine St in Fair Lawn, NJ, and via Zoom.

In-person attendance has limited capacity, and will operate on a first come first serve basis.

Overflow registration will be able to attend via zoom. Once courses are purchased, you will have access to the Zoom link in the CarePlus NJ Consultation and Education portal. The recorded workshop will be available for replay and CE credit for 30 days after the live training.

In order to receive continuing education credits, attendees must complete the course evaluation in portal.