Suicide Prevention and Intervention for Asian American Adolescents, Transition Age Youth, and Their Families in Our Post-COVID World
– Shashank V. Joshi, MD & Joyce P. Chu, PhD
October 25, 2022
9 am – 12pm (PST)
Webinar Platform: Microsoft Teams
UPDATE: 3.0 credits of CEU, CE, and CME have been approved (No partial credits will be given).
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health and suicide-related issues in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in unique ways which highlight the importance of culturally tailored inerventions. This training will review understandings of cultural concerns relevant to suicide prevention. Also included are recent trends in youth suicide prevention, safety planning and tips on well-being for clinicians. Advances in culturally responsive suicide prevention strategies and management are addressed within the context of both the youth and family dynamics.
As a result of attending this training, participants should be able to:
- Describe recent trends in youth suicide prevention and safety planning.
- Describe strategies to cultivate clinician wellbeing
- Discuss unique cultural considerations in suicide prevention for AAPI youth and families.
- Identify barriers (and solutions) to help-seeking and treatment engagement for AAPI families experiencing suicide risk
- Discuss ways that suicidal distress may be expressed by AAPI youth
- Identify cultural risk and protective factors for suicide amongst AAPI youth and families
- Apply a guiding framework and strategies to advance culturally responsive approaches for suicide prevention and management for AAPI youth and families.
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