Suicide And The Older Adult December 21, 2020
When someone dies by suicide it’s always a tragic event, not just for the individual but also for families and the community at large. Many therapists struggle to properly address suicide issues with clients. Suicide impacts middle-aged and older adults more significantly than any other age group. This training covers causes, risk factors, and best practices for screening and preventing suicide in older adults. Also addressed will be the very real phenomenon of suicide contagion and when high-profile stories and media events can contribute to risk. Learn how to proactively and effectively help older adults to improve their lives and increase safety and happiness.
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick