Keyano College Bob Lamb Industry Education Centre
8015 Franklin Ave, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7
Straight Talk is an interactive half-day workshop for those 18+ that encompasses the developmental, cognitive, and emotional differences found within youth ages 12- 24.
The workshop focuses on presenting strategies to strengthen the protective factors of youth at risk of suicide.
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
•Recognize the prevalence of youth suicide;
•Identify suicidal and self-harm behaviour in youth;
•Identify protective factors, risk factors, and warning signs in youth; and
•Confidently transfer care of a youth to a caregiver (including but not limited to a parent, guardian, professional, or community resource).
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