Assessment and Prevention Strategies for Suicidal Clients

CE Tracking no. #20-774340

$49 every year

Course Description

This video-rich course reviews current assessment instruments used to screen clients for suicidality and explores best practices and evidence based strategies for suicide prevention.

Course Objectives

  • ο€ŒList 3 patient/client presentations in clinical suicide risk assessments that would indicate a need for in-patient hospitalization.
  • ο€ŒList 3 major areas of Rapid Assessment Instruments (RAIs) clinicians should evaluate prior to selecting and using a RAI in their practice.
  • ο€ŒIdentify 3 steps in the treatment of at-risk individuals present in the Zero Suicide Model (micro level).
  • ο€ŒName 3 elements that utilize groups within a Patient Safety Plan that connect patients/clients to others for support (mezzolevel).
  • ο€ŒIf you are acting as a community contributor in building a suicide prevention model, identify 3 of the 7 areas intended to establish an organizational/community-wide system of care (macro level).