Building and Sustaining Hope Virtually: Reshaping the Conversation to Reduce Suicide
· Gain new insights and language to be of support to a person at risk by looking at the factors that impact and influence suicide, including anxiety and social media.
· Explore how ethical principles and Codes of Conduct impact community providers in effectively addressing suicide risk in clients of all ages resulting in better service needs of all clients at risk for suicide in treatment and practices.
· Understand the importance of bringing social justice and racial equity to suicide prevention through a combination of shared experiences activities encouraging participants to examine their own cultural lenses and backgrounds.
· Promote and strengthen social connection during a time of worldwide crisis by learning from organizations who have changed their practice to fit the needs of loss survivors, attempt survivors and peers.
Who Should Attend?
Public health and mental health professionals, social workers, nurses, public safety officials, first responders, law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians, corrections personnel, community leaders and advocates, survivors, counselors, clergy and faith community leaders, educators and school administrators, elder service staff, persons working with youth programs, GLBT advocates, providers of veterans’ services and allies and anyone interested in preventing self-harm and suicide in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
This is a virtual conference. A Zoom link will be sent out a couple days before the conference date.
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