Suicide Lifeguard – Suicide Prevention Training

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Suicide Lifeguard – Suicide Prevention Training

18 June, 2020 @ 12:30 pm 3:30 pm UTC-6

Suicide Lifeguard – Suicide Prevention Training

June 18, 2020

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Online

Description:

This training is developed for behavioral health professionals who are required to meet licensure and re-licensure continuing education hours in suicide assessment, referral, intervention and management skills.

Objectives:

  • Develop skills to ask clients about suicide
  • Assess for suicide using evidence-based tools
  • Collaborative with clients in the development of a safety and treatment plan

Presenter:

Katie Ellison, MA

Katie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Family and Human Development from Utah State University, a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of the Rockies and is a Counselor in Training at Bradley University. Katie Ellison has worked in community and school suicide prevention for over ten years. She is recognized as a specialist and consultant in state-wide, community and school suicide prevention best-practices. She is a certified trainer & coordinator for several suicide prevention, intervention and postvention programs; including QPR, ASIST, Connect, Signs of Suicide, Hope Squads, Conversations on Access to Lethal Means and has been trained to conduct psychological autopsies through the American Association of Suicidology. Katie spent the first ten years of her career working in adult and juvenile probation in the states of Utah, Wyoming and South Dakota before transitioning to working in K-12 public education, specializing in school suicide prevention. Katie is currently the Project Director for the Safer Homes Collaborative with the Missouri Institute of Mental Health at UMSL.

Schedule:

12:30 am Introductions and warm up

12:45 Recognizing

1:15 Assessing and Interviewing

2:15 Empowering Clients

3:15 Resources

3:30 noon Adjourn

Missouri Institute of Mental Health

The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 contact hours (.36 CEUs) for this activity.

National Board for Certified Counselors

MIMH is an NBCC – Approved Continuing Education Provider, No. 6339 (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC – approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC – approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or web site). The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects for the program.

3 clock hours are offered for this program.

National Association of Social Workers

This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers

This training includes continuing education units (CEUs) that are supported by an accredited university
and accepted by professional licensing boards.

$39