Course Code: REL-BHC-0-PASRP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2026
Describe risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide.
Summarize five steps you can use to promote safety for youth with increased risk of suicide.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Suicide Risk Among Youth
Supporting At-Risk Youth
Youth Suicide: Just How Big Is the Problem?
Myths About Suicide
What Are Risk Factors?
Specific Risk Factors
Section 3: Steps to Prevent Youth Suicide
Preventing Suicide is a Team Effort
Five Steps You Can Take to Save Lives
Step One: Ask
How Can You Promote Becca’s Safety?
Step Two: Keep Them Safe
Step Three: Be There
Next Steps for Becca
Step Four: Help Them Connect
Becca’s Safety Plan
Step Five: Follow Up
Section 4: Conclusion
Monique Kahn, Psy.D.
Monique Kahn, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Spokane Mental Health in Washington, which included specialty rotations in behavioral medicine and time-limited psychotherapies. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maine, where she was in private practice for 14 years, providing services to adult clients with varied presenting issues, but with particular emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, the relationship between psychosocial stress and illness, insomnia, and coping with chronic illness. She has taught in the undergraduate psychology program at Husson University in Maine. In addition, she has worked as a content writer and psychology subject matter expert for several major educational publishing firms. She joined Relias as a clinical content writer and subject matter expert in 2016.
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