Substance Abuse Training Session (April 6, Columbia, Suicide Prevention)
- Health & Wellness
- Conference Room B, South Central Regional Health Office, Columbia TN
Implementing TIP 50 for Administrators is a 1.5 hour training regarding how to implement SAMHSA's "TIP 50: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior in Substance Abuse Treatment". It is primarily intended for administrators, middle management and supervisors.
While the TIP 50 is a best-practice guideline for working with clients with suicidal ideation and behavior in a substance abuse treatment setting, the model can be applied to a variety of agency settings. It conveys both evidence-based and "front-line" information regarding how to work to effectively work with suicidal clients, protecting them, as well as other clients, your staff, and your agency.
Each participant will receive a copy of the TIP 50 and supportive documents. It focuses both on providing appropriate counseling methods and administrative support of these methods.
The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide public-private organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Our grass-roots association which works across the state to eliminate the stigma of suicide and educate communities about the warning signs of suicide, with the ultimate intention of reducing suicide rates in the state of Tennessee.
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