Suicide Awareness and Intervention
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Tricia Klassen, MSW, RSW
Tricia is a Registered Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Developmental Studies. In addition to training with CTRI, she is a compassionate therapist who specializes in suicide intervention, self-injury, anxiety and depression and neurodevelopmental issues. Highlights of Tricia’s career include her role in family-centred research and training with Manitoba Family Services, several years as a social worker and therapist for St. Amant Centre, and supporting youth and families in crisis as both therapist and clinical supervisor of the Youth Crisis Stabilization System through MYS. Her therapeutic approach is client-centred and trauma informed, drawing upon individual strength and resiliency. She has a profound belief in the resiliency of the human spirit, particularly in conditions of relational attunement, connection and support. Tricia is skilled in finding a balance between being informative and building connections with her participants while delivering workshops.
This webinar provides viewers with a general overview of the issues surrounding suicide. Topics related to myths, risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs will be explored. The final portion of the webinar will walk participants through a suicide assessment and intervention process with the goal of assisting participants to better identify and assist those at risk of suicide.
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Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Identify suicide risk factors and protective factors.
- Describe suicide warning signs.
- List helpful statements and questions for responding to a person expressing suicidal thoughts.