Spot The Signs Training

Tuesday 19th February, 9.30am – 1.30pm

The purpose of this session is to increase participants’ knowledge and awareness about youth suicide. We will explore information about which groups of young people are most at risk and why, protective factors and briefly review practical strategies for identifying and responding to signs of risk in young people. You will be provided some of the latest information and statistics in regards to suicide in young people. We will also explore the effects of media and contagion on youth suicide, with the internet having an important contemporary role. This session is most suitable for those working with 11-20 year olds.

By the end of the session candidates will be expected to have:

  • A broad awareness of suicide in young people.
  • Understanding of misconceptions surrounding suicide in young people, and of the impact of stigma.
  • Increased confidence in supporting young people with suicidal thoughts.
  • Knowledge of services available in Hertfordshire to support young people with suicidal thoughts

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