Teens: Suicide, Self-Harm & Recklessness
What are the teens thinking?
Friday, February 9th, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (CT)
Green River District Health Department
Presenter: Geoffrey Wilson LCSW, LCADC
Agency Point of Contact:
Angela Woosley RN, BSN, MEP
(270) 852-5480 direct office line
Kentucky Department of Public Health Division of Adolescent Health and Green River District Health Department.
This program and training is provided through funds made available through the Adolescent Health division of Kentucky Department for Public Health at no cost to the participant.
Registration open through February 9, 2018. Space is limited, so early registration is strongly encouraged.
Financial donations will be accepted on behalf of the suicide prevention programs within Green River District.
The program is being presented for registered nurses, social workers, health educators, youth service staff, and any adult who works directly with adolescent youth: case workers, coaches, child advocates – even parents!
It is expected that participants will leave this training with an increase in knowledge of how to identify the dynamics during adolescent growth and development. Participants will learn strategies that will assist in identification and referral approaches for those teens at risk.
By the end of the training the participant will:
1. Increase knowledge of the dynamics in adolescents which can create a risk for increase incidents of suicide and self-injurious behavior.
2. Explore the media influence towards suicide as exemplified in such shows as 13 Reasons Why
3. Identify risks and intervention strategies for professionals working with adolescents that may be performing acts of self-harm or suicidal ideations.
4. Discuss the importance of assessment, intervention and treatment related of youth mental health issues.
Doors open and Registration begins
Welcome and Introductions
1:10 – 2:00 pm
Adolescent Development and what is happening in their brains.
2:00 – 2:15 pm
2:15 – 3:00 pm
3:00 – 3:30 pm
3:30 – 3:50 pm
Questions and Answers
3:50 – 4:00 pm
Certificates awarded to participants who completed the entire session.
Angela Woosley, RN
Anita Owens, RN
Nursing Continuing Education Information:
The Kentucky Department for Public Health is a KBN continuing education provider. This course has been approved for 3.3 nursing contact hours, KBN Provider #07-0038-12-2019-006
Disclaimer Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.
Original Posting Date: 12/20/17 BKH
Steps For Completing a Course
Step One: TO COMPLETE A COURSE:
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