Accent Image for During this free event, participants will learn about the role of faith leaders in suicide prevention in adolescents.

Menninger Events

Wed, October 21, 2020

Webinar: Teen Suicide and Self-harm: Practical Tips for Youth Ministers and Staff

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM CT
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Why an adolescent might become suicidal, as well as how to respond to adolescents expressing suicidal thoughts, will be discussed. Participants will learn how to effectively assess adolescents for suicidal risk, how to intervene and work with parents to establish safety and seek additional support when necessary. Education on non-suicidal self-harm will be provided, including ways to assess, intervene and work with parents. Suicide within a faith community and the role of the faith leader in comforting the family and congregation will also be discussed. Resources for referrals will be provided.


Menninger's Sonia Roschelli, LCSW, LCDC, and Lenni Marcus, LMSW, will be two of the presenters.


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This free event is presented by The Menninger Clinic and the Hope and Healing Center & Institute.

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