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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk


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

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From: October 28, 2016 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.


  1. Recognize the 24 core competencies that enable social workers and mental health professionals to assess and work effectively with individuals at risk of suicide
  2. Increase knowledge and skills in eliciting suicide ideation, behavior, plans, and intent
  3. Increase knowledge and skills in making a clinical judgment of the short and long term risks for suicide
  4. Increase knowledge and skills in developing a treatment and services plan that addresses the client’s immediate, acute, and continuing risk for suicidal behaviors
Payment Required: Registration for this workshop requires a non-refundable $65 fee for materials, payable by credit card (Master Card or Visa).

Registration Limited to 40: No walk-in registrations accepted for this workshop.

Cost: $65 (non-refundable) for materials

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 CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.