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Suicidal Behavior in Teens: An Intro for Educators and Parents on Triggers and Warning Signs

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When something traumatic such as a suicide occurs, the shock can reverberate through the family, community, or school environment, affecting the thoughts and feelings all concerned for extended periods of time. Teens are often hit especially hard. Therapy, open communication, community support, and personal coping skills are necessary for "recovery" from the negative effects of the trauma. Join Tamara Hill, a licensed therapist and certified trauma professional, as she discusses suicidal thoughts in teens, national challenges and statistics, warning signs and problematic behaviors, and things to consider in school environments. She will also discuss possible ways the system has "failed" our youth and suggest possible ways to address those failures.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 10:00 AM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Counseling, School Safety
Tags: counseling, student safety, suicidal behaviors, suicide prevention, support, therapy, trauma, warning signs

Reviews (14)

Full Member
very good information.
Full Member
Great information. I agree with the comment before, this should be a required training.
Full Member
Very good information. I think suicide training should be required yearly for all
school personnel.
Full Member
Very good information and I totally agree that all school should have some training on these subject for new teachers, support staff and all who deal with students.
Full Member
Good to hear that training for all staff should be done annually with continuing discussion of student suicide encompassing causes and how we as a school can help recognize and prevent.
Thank you for the information on signs to look for.
A great outline of necessary and important information. Thanks.
Full Member
Thanks for sharing this webinar.
Full Member
Good reminder of the warning signs for teachers to look for in their students.
Full Member
Great resource
very helpful for signs and symptoms.
Good reminders for team approaches and the available help in the schools. I also liked the scope of support. Very nice.
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