Pre-Conference Suicide Risk Assessment, Prevention, Intervention and Management Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 08:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
www.zoom.us
Cost Range
$30.00
$30 additional fee; 100 max; first-come, first-served, must be registered in advance to attend.

Host And Instructor

Host
University of Nevada, Reno
Instructor
Jim Pinnell and Paul Nagle-McNaughton

Credits

C.E. Credit: 6.00 [pending]
Specialization: Qualified Addictions Professional
Participants will be emailed a certificate for six (6) hours by the close of the training week. Certificates will NOT be mailed.

Training Overview Description

This course will review risk and protective factors for suicide including discussing populations at high risk for suicide. Risk factors specific to clients engaged in behavioral health treatment services will receive special attention. Assessment skills for determining overall risk versus imminent risk for suicide will be presented. Participants will learn to recognize potential risk signs and signals, as well as access clinical and natural referral resources to promote recovery. Safety planning and other clinical interventions to reduce risk will also be discussed. Opportunities will be provided for interactive discussions, small group dialog, role plays and skills practice.

This training meets Washington State requirements for 6 hours of training for behavioral health clinicians.

Participants will be emailed a certificate for six (6) hours by the close of the training week. Certificates will NOT be mailed.

Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email acbhc@akcertification.org for specific information.