Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training
for Mental Health Professionals
Registration Deadline 10/24/16
Generously funded by the Community Health Coalition of Metrowest - CHNA7.
Who Should Attend?
Behavioral health clinicians and others who identify youth and adults at high risk for suicide, and plan for their care. This workshop is for those people who provide services to Foxborough, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Plainville, Sherborn, Walpole, and Wrentham.
- Manage personal reactions to suicidal clients
- Recognize suicide warning signs and risk and protective factors
- Demonstrate techniques to elicit suicidal ideation and history of behaviors
- Identify strategies and tools to assess risk
- Describe how a client's ambivalence about suicide is an opportunity to intervene and how the client may view suicide as a coping strategy
- Explain the value of appropriate postvention and grief support services for individuals and communities affected by suicide
Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW, Senior Clinician and Coordinator for Program Development, Riverside Trauma Center
Jim McCauley, LICSW, Associate Director, Riverside Trauma Center
Cost: Registration is free for behavioral health clinicians and others who provide services to Foxborough, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Plainville, Sherborn, Walpole, and Wrentham.
Continuing Education: Applications for 6 hours of continuing education credits have been submitted for Social Workers, LMHCs, LMFTs, and Nurses. Please contact Jenny Huynh (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the status of the CE accreditation. This training is approved for 6 hours of continuing education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Registration: Pre-registration is required by October 14, 2016.
Registration starts at 8:30 am. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Please share this information with others in Foxborough, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Plainville, Sherborn, Walpole, and Wrentham who may be interested in this topic.
When & Where
Riverside Trauma Center
Riverside Trauma Center, a service of Riverside Community Care, promotes resilience and recovery for individuals and communities who are impacted by potentially traumatic events by providing training, community outreach, consultation, and counseling. Traumatic events include natural disasters, serious accidents, suicides, homicides, and terrorism. We also educate communities and organizations about suicide prevention, psychological trauma, creating trauma-sensitive organizations and communities, and the emotional needs of veterans. www.riversidetraumacenter.org