Preventing Suicide in Youth: The Role of Paraprofessionals

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Suicide among youth has been increasing for over a decade. The chances are high that as a paraprofessional, you will meet with teens and young adults who are at risk for suicide. However, it is important to bear in mind that suicide is preventable. With knowledge of risk factors and warning signs, you can help to identify young people with increased risk. By using tools that effectively reduce risk, you can enhance the safety of vulnerable, at-risk youth and save lives. The goal of this course is to provide paraprofessionals in health and human services settings with skills for recognizing risk factors of suicide and improving safety among at-risk youth.

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Suicide among youth has been increasing for over a decade. The chances are high that as a paraprofessional, you will meet with teens and young adults who are at risk for suicide. However, it is important to bear in mind that suicide is preventable. With knowledge of risk factors and warning signs, you can help to identify young people with increased risk. By using tools that effectively reduce risk, you can enhance the safety of vulnerable, at-risk youth and save lives. The goal of this course is to provide paraprofessionals in health and human services settings with skills for recognizing risk factors of suicide and improving safety among at-risk youth.

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