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Depression and Suicide in Children and Adolescents  SLIDES || printable Handouts ||

Over the past 30 years, suicide has more than tripled among adolescents, and risk has also increased among younger children. In this workshop, Jodi Flick will identify the risk factors for suicide in young people and describe the practice standards most effective in prevention of suicide with at-risk children and their families. She will also discuss therapeutic guidelines for intervention in the aftermath of a suicide.

Jodi Flick, ACSW, LCSW is a clinical instructor with the UNC-CH School of Social Work and a crisis counselor with the Chapel Hill Police Department’s Crisis Unit. Ms. Flick has more than 25 years experience providing direct client services in out-patient and in-patient mental health, emergency poverty relief services and medical social work. She is actively involved in volunteer work and community organization around social justice and service issues.