Learning Opportunity

Suicide & Self Harm

Registration closes:
Oct 25, 2023 at 10:00 am MTN
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Melissa Prins
Date:October 25, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-010-CARC
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience

All educators

About this Learning Opportunity

This course will guide adults to support children, adolescents, students, or any other youth in their lives around suicide and self-harm. Learn about common risk factors, signs of suicide, the difference between suicide and self-harm, what to do if a youth expresses suicidal ideation, and resources in the community.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #1: Fostering Effective Relationships
  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Melissa Prins

I obtained my Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy from Loma Linda University in 2008. I have been a Registered Psychologist since 2014. I have worked with a wide range of clients and presenting concerns throughout my career. I am passionate about working with couples and families, as well as adolescents. I also enjoy facilitating group therapy. My interests and experience are in the areas of trauma, parent-child attachment, grief and loss, and mental health concerns such as... Read more »