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Looking Forward

Preventing Suicide in Youth

Looking Forward is an interactive half-day workshop created for adults working with youth aged 12 to 24.

Looking Forward encompasses the developmental, cognitive, and emotional differences found within this age group in presenting strategies to strengthen the protective factors of youth considering suicide. Relevant intervention strategies are explored through videos and case studies.

This workshop may be offered virtually or in-person.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:


Ages 18+
This workshop will benefit any adult working with youth aged 12 – 24.

Participants can include but not limited to: parents and caregivers; family and friends; natural helpers and advisors; educators and ministers; health practitioners; justice, law enforcers, emergency workers, and community volunteers.

Information provided is appropriate for beginner and intermediate social work practice.

Certificate and Accreditation

All participants will receive a participation certificate upon completing 4 hours of instruction.

Please visit the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP)’s website to register for this training

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