4014-20: Successful Partnerships for Youth Suicide Prevention - The CARES Journey

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4014-20: Successful Partnerships for Youth Suicide Prevention - The CARES Journey

Maine, like most of the nation, has seen the tragic rise in suicide rates across young people struggling with behavioral health and substance abuse challenges. This presentation will prepare participants to launch similar intervention initiatives in their own communities.

  Wayne M. Steller, RN, PMHNP-BC; Christopher McLaughlin, MSW, LCSW

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  43 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the elements of successful community partnerships for youth suicide prevention initiatives, and develop skills to implement similar partnerships in their own communities. 

Keywords:  Youth Suicide, Community Partnerships, "CARES"

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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