Risk Assessment: Strategies for Responding and Supporting At-Risk Youth and Families
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About the Event
Sarah Solis, LCSW
This 6-hour training focuses on high risk client situations, such as suicidality, homicidality, grave disability, neglect, community violence, domestic violence, and general crisis escalation. Participants will review common physiological and cognitive responses to crises and how to mitigate these responses in order to effectively support clients. Each crises type will include a categorization of mild, moderate, and severe risk, and corresponding protocols, or interventions. Attendees will practice the application of protocols in small groups and then process the experience as a larger group
- Attendees will identify 1 means of mitigating work-related dysregulation, increasing risk management ability.
- Attendees will demonstrate the ability to forecast risk before a crises occurs.
- Attendees will apply the Risk Management Assessment to 1 or more scenarios
9:00 - 9:30 Introductions and review of day
9:30 - 10:00 Dysregulation
10:00 - 10:45 Pre-mortem planning/Risk Assessment
10:45 - 11:00 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
11:00 - 11:30 Suicidality
11:30 - 12:00 Homicidality
12:00 - 12:30 Grave Disability
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
1:00 - 1:30 Neglect
1:30 - 2:00 Family Violence
2:00 - 2:45 Community Violence
2:45 - 3:00 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
3:00 - 3:30 Crisis De-escalation
3:30 - 3:45 Review
3:45 - 4:00 Evaluations
This course meets the qualifications for (6) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.