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Webinar: Suicide Assessment

In the Surgeon General’s 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action she emphasized the importance of instituting “training for all health, mental health, substance abuse and human services professionals concerning suicide risk assessment and recognition, treatment, management, and aftercare interventions.” This workshop is designed to provide a greater understanding of suicide. Objectives: define basic terms related to suicidality; be familiar with suicide-related statistics; describe the phenomenology of suicide; demonstrate understanding of risk and protective factors; understand the link between mental health and substance use diagnoses and suicide; screening questions.

Presenter: Stacey Chay, LASWA, MHP, Director, Eastern Washington University Weekend Hybrid MSW Program, School of Social Work

Continuing Education Hours: 6 CEHs

Workshops are approved by the following professional associations for continuing education hours: 

  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors 
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • NV Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Tuesday, September 19 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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