Advanced Post-Traumatic Stress Management Training: Protocols for Response to Suicide


# of CE's: 0.6

The goal of the Advanced PTMS training: Protocols for Response to Suicide is to train credential acute trauma responders to be competent in the design, development and application of evidence-based and emerging practice models for psychological trauma recovery protocols that are specific to school and community environments with a strength based, developmentally focused approach to post incidents of suicide.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the epidemiology of suicide
  • Analyze the risk and protective factors associated with suicide attempts and completions
  • Describe the conditions and issues arising from the stigmatic deaths caused by suicide
  • Analyze the applications of Coping Groups post attempts and completions
  • Analyze PTSM Orientation and Stabilization Groups post attempts and completions
  • Describe the primary and secondary postvention-intervention and prevention initiatives to reduce suicides in among youth in Philadelphia

Intended Audience:

Community members interested in supporting their neighborhoods after violence

Instructional Level:

Basic to Intermediate Skills-based

Completion Requirements:

Participant must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits