Thursday, August 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suicide & Crisis Intervention
How do you determine if a client is suicidal and what can you do to help? In this training, you’ll learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and determine when someone is at risk. We’ll explore approaches to suicide management and crisis intervention that anyone can use to more effectively communicate with clients in crisis.
- Recognize common feelings of people experiencing crisis
- Identify and recognize characteristics that nearly all suicidal persons share
- Ask the right questions in order to assess the lethality of a situation
- Understand the goals of crisis intervention techniques
- Identify and apply the three parts of the crisis intervention process
*New legal requirements in Washington State require mental health professionals to complete six (6) hours of training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management. This training has been approved for six (6) CEUs for Washington State licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Social Workers. WMHCA Provider #1305. This course also meets/exceeds the requirements for for Chemical Dependency Professionals, who are required to complete three (3) hours of training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
Blackriver Training & Conference Center
800 Oakesdale Ave SW
Renton, WA 98057
- No refunds given
- Attendee substitutions accepted up to 48 hours before training
- $50 group discount for 5 or more attending from same agency (call to arrange 206-461-3210 ext 608)
- Early bird discount cannot be used on any other trainings and is not valid with group discounts.
When & Where
Community Training Program
Crisis Clinic has been a first call for help for those in need of emotional support and social services for nearly 50 years. Today, we are a nationally recognized leader in mental health, crisis intervention, and information and referral services.
This year, we are proud to offer a series of community trainings designed specifically for mental health and social service providers working in King County. Each course is conducted by a caring, skilled professional with years of hands-on experience in their field.
Our hope is that you will walk away with the knowledge and practical skills you need to navigate the system and more effectively help your clients.