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Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk


Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: April 14, 2017 at 9:00am to: 4:30pm

Trainer(s): Mark R. Hoagland, MA, LMHC, CHT

Details: Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) is a one-day workshop for health professionals that will help them better assess suicide risk, plan treatment, and manage the ongoing care of clients at-risk for suicide. Behavioral health providers play a crucial role in preventing suicides and yet, many providers report that they feel inadequately trained to assess, treat, and manage suicidal clients. AMSR meets providers’ needs for research-informed, skills-based training. AMSR is appropriate for all mental health professionals including social workers, marriage & family therapists, psychologists, and licensed mental health counselors. AMSR meets the legislative mandate for training under ESHB 2366.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the 24 core competencies that enable social workers and mental health professionals to assess and work effectively with individuals at risk of suicide
  • Increase knowledge and skills in eliciting suicide ideation, behavior, plans, and intent
  • Increase knowledge and skills in making a clinical judgment of the short and long term risks for suicide
  • Increase knowledge and skills in developing a treatment and services plan that addresses the client’s immediate, acute, and continuing risk for suicidal behaviors

Cost: Registration for this workshop requires a non-refundable $65 fee for materials, payable by credit card

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEUs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education Units. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.