Reducing Access to Lethal Means in Suicide Prevention

Reducing Access to Lethal Means in Suicide Prevention


Tuesday, February 5 at 1:30pm CST (lasts approximately 1 hour)

Registration Fee:

Free (CEU for $10 fee)
No pre-registration needed

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CALM – Counseling on Access to Lethal Means – is intended to assist health-care providers in offering strategies to help clients at risk for suicide and their families reduce access to lethal means, particularly (but not exclusively) firearms. This webinar will introduce participants to the knowledge and skill components included in the complete 2 hour, interactive workshop.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will have:
Appreciation for the need to train providers in educating clients on the association between access to lethal means and suicide, and the role of means restriction in preventing suicide.
Knowledge of the competencies necessary to work with clients and their families to assess and reduce access to lethal means.

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Elizabeth Makulec, Ms. Makulec has been working in the field of suicide prevention since 1994. KUTO’s mission is to prevent suicide and foster the emotional well-being of youth. KUTO prepares teens with the skills, confidence and courage to help their peers, and themselves, cope before, during and after crisis.

Ms. Makulec training certifications include LivingWorks safeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) and the ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Training) community education programs, QRP (Question, Refer, Persuade) Suicide Prevention, Screening for Mental Health’s ‘Signs of Suicide’ youth prevention program, the Lifelines: Suicide Awareness and Responsiveness Program, Mental Health First Aid and CALM, Counseling on Access to Lethal Means. She is a graduate of the PREVENT Violence and Injury Prevention Institute, served a member of the Missouri Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee and supervises the Eastern Region Suicide Prevention Resource Center on behalf of the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

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We offer the following accreditation which is available during the Web Conference, via a link below the video window: The University of Missouri-St Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri.

Missouri Institute of Mental is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)TM approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. MIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 1 clock hour is offered for this program.

Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.


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