Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention


Thursday, December 3, 1:30 pm CST

Registration Fee:


Program Description:

Scott will discuss:

  • The latest statistics relating to suicide in Missouri
  • The warning signs of suicide
  • The state’s suicide prevention plan
  • Current suicide prevention efforts underway in Missouri
  • Available resources, both online and around the state.
  • Program Presenter:

    Scott Perkins, LCSW, earned his MSW, with a concentration in Policy, Planning and Administration, from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is certified as a Crisis Worker from the American Association of Suicidology and is a certified instructor of several suicide prevention programs. In his role as Project Director at the Missouri Institute of Mental Health, he oversees the implementation of the Missouri Youth Suicide Prevention Project.

    Continuing Professional Education:

    We offer the following accreditation which is available during the Web Conference, via a link below the video window: The University of Missouri-Columbia 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. 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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