Teenagers Today: What you need to know. Session 1: Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Suicide Session 2: How to Engage Adolescents in Psychotherapy

Teenagers Today: What you need to know. Session 1: Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Suicide Session 2: How to Engage Adolescents in Psychotherapy

 

 

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For this training, participants may register for either the morning session, afternoon session, or both sessions.

Session 1: Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Suicide in Teenagers

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September 20, 2019 - Half Day Training - 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Facilitator:  Marshall Korenblum, M.D., FRCP©, Dip. Child Psychiatry

This training is suitable for: 

Educators:  Teachers, ECE, School Administration, Support Staff

Mental Health Professional:  Psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers

Medical Professionals: Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family Doctors

Description: The prevalence rate of suicide in teenagers remains unacceptably high. Why? What are the warning signs and risk factors for suicide behavior in teens? What can be done to intervene? What role does mental illness play? What role does media (T.V., movies, social media) play? 

This training will elucidate a clear understanding of how to recognize the signs of suicide and what to do about it. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe differences between “normal” sadness and clinical depression
  2. Identify risk factors and red flags for suicidal behavior in teens
  3. Describe options for managing suicidal behaviours
  4. Describe protective factors and components of resilience in teens

 

Session 2: How to Engage Adolescents in Psychotherapy

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September 20, 2019 - Half Day Training - 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Marshall Korenblum, M.D., FRCP©, Dip. Child Psychiatry

This training is suitable for:

Mental Health Professionals:  Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers

Medical Professionals:  Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family Doctors

Description: We are on the cusp of a revolution in how technology and biology are affecting teenage brains. This training will clarify how adolescent development effects risk-taking; how to ensure optimal outcomes in psychotherapy with teens; the potential role which behavioral intervention technologies (A.I., chatbots etc) may play in conducting psychotherapy in the future. Relationship will matter – but how does that look in the 21st century?

Relationship will matter – but how does that look in the 21st century.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand how teenage brain development contributes to risk taking
  2. Have a framework for how to optimize psychotherapy outcome in teens
  3. Appreciate the impact of “neuro-culture” on stigma reduction
  4. Appreciate the challenges and opportunities that technology (A.I., chatbots, apps) presents for the future of psychotherapy with teenagers.

For this training, participants may register for either the morning session, afternoon session, or both sessions.

  • When

  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health - Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1
    Canada
    416-924-1164

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