Learning Opportunity

Suicide & Self Harm

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Melissa Prins (To The Stars)
Date:November 30, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
$25.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-011-CARC
Focus: Inclusive Education Mental Health and Wellness Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy Other

Target Audience

Teachers, Educational Assistants, Parents, Caregivers

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 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 »