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Black Youth and Suicide Risk

November 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Community Care Behavioral HealthTami Benton, MD is the Frederick Allen Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  She is the Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chair of Psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Chief of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Time Noon to 1 PM

About the presentation:

This presentation will be a discussion focused on suicide and Black youth. Suicide and suicide-related behaviors have been steadily increasing among Black youths. In this presentation, we will describe trends in suicidal behaviors among Black youths as well as risk and protective factors unique to this population. The presenter will discuss screening and interventions and the need for culturally and developmentally appropriate approaches to suicide prevention.

By the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Identify shifting trends for suicide among minority populations, specifically for Black youths
  • Describe risk factors for suicide among Black youth
  • Identify and describe existing evidence about suicide risks and interventions for Black youths

Target Audience:

Sponsored by Community Care Behavioral Health, the target audience for this training includes all behavioral health providers, counselors, social workers, nurses, PCB including CRS and CPS, CPRP, Psychologists, NCC, Community Care members, and staff.

Training is free to attend, CEU’s also provided free of charge

Complete details regarding our speaker and continued education can be found on the registration page below.

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