Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Settings

Conference: 2013 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention — Taking Science into Practice

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
DoubleTree by Hilton, South Portland Workshop/Presentation: A1: Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Settings
Cheryl King, PhD, ABPP

This session provided a “best practices” update concerning brief screening approaches for use in emergency medical settings or other settings that serve large numbers of youth for brief periods of time. Dr. King described screening strategies for depression, alcohol/substance abuse, and suicidal thinking as well as strategies for working with youth who are victims of bullying or bullying perpetrators.