Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment, and Intervention - Kaiser

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Credits: 6 CE Credit Hours 

Course Developed by: Jenifer Kolb, LCSW

This course is intended for people working in mental health care, public health, education, justice, health care, social services, business, labor, and government sectors to help educate and encourage the usage of suicide prevention strategies in communities and states. First, a brief summary of this technical package is presented and focuses on its three components of strategy, approach, and evidence. A detailed overview of each of these components is examined, including preventative directives, risk assessment, specific ways to advance the strategies, intervention techniques, and evidence that supports these strategies and approaches.

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This course is intended for people working in mental health care, public health, education, justice, health care, social services, business, labor, and government sectors to help educate and encourage the usage of suicide prevention strategies in communities and states. First, a brief summary of this technical package is presented and focuses on its three components of strategy, approach, and evidence. A detailed overview of each of these components is examined, including preventative directives, risk assessment, specific ways to advance the strategies, intervention techniques, and evidence that supports these strategies and approaches.

In the United States, more than 30,000 deaths occur each year because of suicide. Each day, approximately 86 Americans will die by suicide. Suicide is now the 11th leading cause of death in the U.S., which is greater than the rate of death by homicide or AIDS-related deaths. This course will explore suicide risk that is associated with mental disorders, ethnic populations, and with regard to age (e.g., elders, children, adolescents and college-age adults). This presentation provides therapists techniques for developing suicide assessment protocols and treatment interventions, and in treating suicidal behaviors using a Dialectical Behavior Therapy model.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize the overall importance of preventing suicide.
  2. Summarize the strategies presented that focus on primary prevention of the risk of suicide.
  3. Provide examples of approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of suicidal behavior for individuals, families, communities, and society.
  4. Cite key evidence that supports approaches to prevent suicide and its risk factors.
  5. Summarize monitoring and evaluation components of suicide prevention.
  6. Identify mental disorders commonly associated with high suicide risk.
  7. Identify cultural and age group characteristics that may increase suicide risk.
  8. Provides the techniques for suicide assessment and treatment protocols.
  9. Integrate Dialectical Behavior Therapy concepts and interventions into suicide treatment.

This course also satisfies the California BBS Suicide Prevention requirements for Psychologists, MFTs, Counselors, and Social Workers.

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

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

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Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodation; please contact our office at 1-800-472-1931 or email info@aatbs.com.

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