The Summit is a live two-day virtual training featuring eight of the world’s leading experts in suicide prevention. It is designed to strengthen clinicians’ skills and help them provide caring and effective services to individuals at risk for suicide and their families. The event is hosted by The Wellness Institute (TWI) in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the Zero Suicide Institute, and the Jed Foundation.

Learning Objectives
Discuss the factors that lead to suicidal thoughts and behavior and the interventions that are proven to reduce suicidal behavior.
Explain the Integrated Motivational-Volitional Model of Suicidal Behaviour
Discuss evidence-based interventions and protective factors for suicidal behavior in Teens.
Describe how to use a chain analysis to develop a safety plan and treatment plan.
Participants will be able to articulate the potential effects of digital media use on neural development.
Participants will be able to list up to 10 different ways that technology use may influence psychological adaptation.
Describe the relationship between insomnia and suicide and the value of treating insomnia in persons at risk for suicide.
Describe how 988 and crisis centers can support practitioners’ work and their patients.
Describe the research, findings, and clinical methods of family-focused therapy, an outpatient program for adolescents and adults with or at risk for bipolar disorder.
Explain cultural awareness, cultural competence, and cultural humility and how they differ.
Describe how a cultural humility approach can be used to reduce interactional barriers in clinical settings.
Provide a case example of how to assess for suicidal ideation, behavior, and risk.
Describe how to engage family in clinical work with a person with suicide risk factors.

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