Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment (7 CE)

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Credits: 7 CE Credit Hours

Course By: Alden Hori, PhD

Course Description: This course provides guidelines to help substance abuse treatment counselors work with suicidal adult clients. It covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core counselor competencies, clinical vignettes, and information for administrators and clinical supervisors.

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944CE

Course Level: Intermediate

Course By: Alden Hori, PhD

Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Content By: This publication was developed under the Knowledge Application Program (KAP) with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Christina Currier served as the Government Project Officer.

Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Description: This course provides guidelines to help substance abuse treatment counselors work with suicidal adult clients. It covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core counselor competencies, clinical vignettes, and information for administrators and clinical supervisors.

Course Outline:

1. Background Information – Link between Substance Abuse and Suicidality

  • Introduce GATE model
  • Competencies for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors with clients in substance abuse treatment

2. Application of GATE model in substance abuse treatment settings

  • Six clinical vignettes

3. Administrative response to suicidality in substance abuse treatment settings

  • Benefits of addressing suicidality
  • Should administrators be involved in clinical issues?
  • Level of program involvement
  • Role of administrators and mid-level staff in implementing programs
  • Legal and ethical issues in addressing suicidality in substance abuse programs

4. Building a suicide prevention- and intervention-capable agency

  • Organizational assessment
  • Organizational planning
  • Program implementation
  • Helping your program improve capabilities in working with clients who are suicidal
  • Helping your agency develop and improve its response to suicidal crises

Learning Objectives

  1. Delineate suggestions for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, along with points to keep therapists on track and positive attitudes and behaviors that will help therapists provide services to clients who are suicidal
  2. Summarize background information about suicide and substance use disorders, including risk factors and warning signs for suicide
  3. Evaluate a four-step process for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment, summarized by the acronym GATE (Gather information, Access supervision, Take responsible action, and Extend the action)
  4. Evaluate vignettes of counseling sessions with clients who have suicidal thoughts and behaviors
  5. Evaluate master clinician notes and comments that help therapists understand the client, his or her issues related to suicide, and approaches therapists can take in their counseling work with clients with suicidal thoughts and behaviors
  6. Summarize benefits of addressing suicidality in substance abuse treatment programs
  7. Evaluate different levels of program involvement in addressing the needs of substance abuse clients with suicidal thoughts and behaviors
  8. Evaluate legal and ethical issues for consideration in managing and providing treatment to clients with suicidal thoughts and behaviors

Course Format:

Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation. 

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

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