SOCW 6111 Week 9 Discussion 2

When working with adolescents you will likely be faced with issues of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation and even attempts. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). It is essential to understand the risks associated with teen suicide and intervention strategies to address this issue.

Assignment:

Post a review of the literature on adolescent depression and suicide and identify an evidence-based intervention that addresses these issues. Then, apply that intervention to the Tiffani Bradley case. Describe the possible risk factors the client presents that would make her at risk for depression and suicide. Then, plan an intervention for that client to address these issues.

Support your posts with specific references to the Learning Resources. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.

Useful Link: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/index.html

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