$120

Suicide Assessment Intervention Training for Mental Health Professionals

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Salem State University School of Social Work

287 Lafayette Street

Room 004

Salem, MA 01970

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This training is designed to increase knowledge and improve skills and confidence for identifying high-risk youth and adults and planning for their care. Participants will learn about the scope of the problem, review current information on risk factors, and examine personal reactions to dealing with suicidal behaviors. Best practices in risk assessment will be presented and attendees will learn techniques for eliciting suicidal ideation. Issues relative to liability management and planning for intervention are presented. Based on current best practices, the training reflects objectives in the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

Objectives

1. Manage personal reactions to suicidal clients.
2. List suicide warning signs and risk and protective factors.
3. Demonstrate techniques to elicit suicidal ideation and history of behaviors.

Instructors

Rebecca Mirick, PhD, LICSW
Assistant Professor, Salem State University School of Social Work

James McCauley, LICSW
Associate Director (and Co-founder), Riverside Trauma Center

Parking for the workshops at 287 Lafayette Street is limited to certain areas on Lafayette Street so please read the street signs. We will have free parking available at the O’Keefe Complex.

6 CEUs
A light lunch, included in the price, will be served at 12:30 PM.

**Please note: Refunds must be requested up to 48 hours before the event.

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