Safety Planning Training - Youth-Nominated Support Teams (YST)


 Dr. Alejandra Arango
An Introduction to the Youth-Nominated Support Teams (YST)
Friday, June 28, 2024, 10:00am - 11:30am (Central)
Instructional Level: Introductory

The Youth-Nominated Support Team (YST) is a social support program designed to supplement usual care for youth experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview of the YST program. Specifically, we will discuss the role of ‘caring adults’ and the role of mental health professionals in delivering the YST program. Findings from research examining the impact of YST will also be presented.


  1. Describe the core components of the YST Program.
  2. Discuss the potential long-term impact of involvement in the YST Program.

Audience: For professionals in psychology, behavioral health, social work, schools, health/medical professionals, & parents/caregivers.

Continuing Education: This training has been approved for 1.5 continuing education credits for psychologists* and Nebraska LMHP/LIMHP. Credits will be awarded to participants who attend the entire training.

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*Continuing education for psychologists may be used by other licensed behavioral health professionals. Please check with your licensing board. Continuing education credit is granted on a one credit per one instructional hour basis. There are no personal or professional relevant conflicts of interest in relation to these presentations. 

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NUPPC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This event is sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Behavioral Health and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to McKenna Schneider at or (402) 472-4149.