The “ASK” Workshop – Assessing for Suicide in Kids - London Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

Event Details

Event Type

Workshops & Lectures

Event Topic(s)

Children/Youth and Family, Counselling & Crisis Support, Education - Children and Youth, Mental Health & Brain Injury, Professional Development


London Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

Event Location

648 Huron Street
London, ON, N5Y 4J8

Event Schedule

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

648 Huron Street
London, ON, N5Y 4J8


Event Description

This one day workshop challenges commonly held notions about children’s capacity to consider suicide. It facilitates awareness of the signs that a young child may be at risk and what is needed to help. Designed for those working with kids between the ages of 5-14.

Some of the content of the “”ASK” workshop:

  • A research based definition of suicidality in children.
  • How a child’s understanding of death is linked to suicide risk.
  • Key questions helpers need to ask a child to assess risk.
  • Learn through lecture, discussion, video, case studies.
  • Personality traits commonly seen in children at risk.
  • How to talk with a child about death and suicide.
  • How to align with parents and others who can create safety.

Price includes refreshments, lunch, materials, and certificate of completion.

Although not required, training in safeTALK or ASIST are highly recommended.

For more information or details, please contact Dianne Lalonde at

648 Huron Street

London, ON, N5Y 4J8

15-Jun-2018 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact Organizer

Dianne Lalonde
387 A Wellington Road
London N6C 6A8


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