DSW Candidate – Katie Green, 4:00 PM – 5:15PM


Virtual Showcase of DSW Scholars 2024 Event!

Breaking the Silence: Youth Suicide Prevention through the Zero Suicide Framework in Educational Settings

DSW Candidate – Katie Green

Monday, April 22, 2024

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Eastern Time Zone

Credit Hours: 1.0

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Breaking the Silence: Youth Suicide Prevention through the Zero Suicide Framework in Educational Settings

Presentation offers a comprehensive overview for addressing the crisis that is youth suicide within educational settings. Youth suicide is a significant public health concern that requires the prioritization of suicide prevention efforts. The Zero Suicide framework emphasizes a systematic approach, which aims at creating a culture of care where suicide is viewed as preventable, and every life is valued. Drawing upon the evidence based Zero Suicide framework, participants will explore strategies to identify at-risk students, provide effective intervention and support systems, and foster a culture of mental health awareness and resilience within schools.
By tailoring this framework to educational settings, educators, counselors, and administrators will be able to identify the unique needs and challenges their schools and students face, understand the critical components of Zero Suicide, and the importance of adaptation in educational settings to implement proactive prevention strategies and create safer, more supportive environments for youth mental health. pinnacle

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify risk factors and warning signs associated with youth suicide.
  2. Explore the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration with professionals from fields such as psychology, social work, education, and public health to enhance youth suicide prevention efforts.
  3. Summarize the key principles and components of Zero Suicide model in the context of youth suicide prevention.

Delivery Method: Live Interactive Training via Zoom Video Conferencing

Credit Hours: 1.0 (ACE)

Target Audience: This conference is intended for social workers and students.

Accreditation: University of Kentucky College of Social Work, Provider # 1377, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 9/29/22-9/29/25. Social workers participating in this conference will receive up to 15 general continuing education credits.

Claiming CE Credit: Instructions for claiming CE credit will be disseminated at the beginning of each session.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding CE credit or to report a grievance, please contact Melissa Whitaker at melissa.whitaker@uky.edu. For technical assistance, please contact lmshelp@uky.edu.