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Spot The Signs Training, Friday 21st February 2020 Hatfield

Spot The Signs Training Friday 21st February 2020. The purpose of this session is to increase participants’ knowledge and awareness about youth suicide. For bookings:

Session Outline
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.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the session candidates will be expected to:
 Have a broad awareness of suicide in young people, including being able to recognise some of the latest statistics and risk factors
 Understand some of the misconceptions surrounding suicide in young people, and be aware of the impact of stigma.
 Have increased confidence in responding to and supporting young people with suicidal thoughts.
 Have an increased knowledge of services available in Hertfordshire to support young people with suicidal thoughts.

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February 21st, 2020 10:00 AM   through   2:00 PM
University of Hertfordshire, Mosquito Way
De Havilland Campus
Mosquito Way
Hatfield, AL10 9EU
United Kingdom

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