Medical Chronicle hosted a teen suicide webinar on 15 September, 2021. You can watch the replay of the webinar and still earn a CPD point. 

Dr Korb shared his experience of this critically important topic

This webinar was made possible by Dr. Reddy’s.  

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in youths aged 12 to 18 years in the US. Dr Frans Korb explored:  

  • Prevention (risk factors, warning signs) 
  • Intervention (Suicide assessment five-step evaluation and triage ​for mental health professionals, assessing the degree of risk) 
  • Postvention (support). 

Watch the replay video here:  https://event.webinarjam.com/go/replay/326/2or8ob14b2kfmqck  

If you watch the video replay and would like to earn your CPD point, please email john.woodford@newmedia.co.za  

Dr Korb bio  

Dr Frans Korb is currently in full-time private practice as a Psychiatrist and Clinical Psychologist in Sandton and consults for SASOL.  For Life Healthcare, he consults at both Baneng Care Centre and Waverley Care Centre. Yearly, he has been an invited lecturer at the Departments of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg and the University of Pretoria.    

He has been involved with the CMSA FCPsych Part 1 exams for the last 21 years. He is the immediate past Board Chairman of the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG).    

He has participated in many clinical trials for various pharmaceutical companies. He regularly attends and presents at local and international conferences, workshops, presents posters, courses and CPD Programmes. Past executive appointments include the University Science Students’ Association of Southern Africa (USSASA), Associated Scientific and Technical Societies of South Africa (AS&TS), Southern African Association for the Advancement of Science (S2A3), University of the Witwatersrand Psychiatry Registrars’ Association, South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (ACAPAP), South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP), Southern African Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Rotary Club of Sandown, South African Sexual Health Association (SASHA), South African Medical Association (SAMA) and the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG).    

Currently, he is editor of ‘Mental Health Matters’ (Journal for general practitioners on mental health) and on the Editorial Board of ‘Neuron SA’. He has published in both peer-reviewed journals and in the daily press and enjoys doing regular radio and TV interviews.