WEBINAR: Adolescent Health: Utilizing Safety Plans to Mitigate Self-Harm
The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge regarding safety planning and mental health in the adolescent population.
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the process of safety planning in adolescents
2. Discuss the challenges and opportunities of safety planning in adolescents
3. Identify crisis and support resources related to suicide and self-harm prevention
Paula S. McCommons, Ed.D.
Director, STAR-Center Outreach and
Mental Health Liaison for Allegheny County Student Assistance Program
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.
CME: The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care profesionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.
CEU: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.10 continuing education
Planners and speaker have no conflicts of interest relative to this educational activity.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Adolescents (ages 13 to 17)
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Mental health disorders
- Coordination of care