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Self-Harm and Suicidality: Key Issues in Reducing Risk and Preventing Harm

Suicidality and self-harm are difficult topics for most people. It can be hard to understand why young people might harm themselves or worse, end their lives.

You want to help but what do you say? What if you say the wrong thing? Where can you go to find help for students?

In this module you'll learn about:

The signs of distress that may indicate self-harm.

The skills you need to engage in a difficult conversation with an at-risk student.

Reducing your natural sense of fear and discomfort with this topic, allowing you to feel more confident and to take action if necessary.

Instructor: Carolyn FitzGerald, assistant professor, Faculty of Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, PhD (clinical psychology).

Prerequisites

Participants must first complete module 1 before completing modules 2-7.  You are welcome to register for modules 2-7 concurrently with a registration for module 1, however module 1 must be completed before completing additional modules.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Mental Health in the Classroom- Module 4: Self-Harm and Suicidality: Key Issues in Reducing Risk and Preventing Harm
Type
Remote
Dates
Jan 31, 2022 to Feb 18, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $180.00
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