Suicide Assessment and Intervention

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Description

Suicide assessment, prevention, and intervention is a topic relevant to all health care providers. This course discusses the elements of assessment, risk and protective factors, appropriate care settings, safety planning, treatment, and follow-up.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Introduction
  • Evaluation of the Potentially Suicidal Patient
  • Initial Management of Patient at Risk for Suicide
  • Securing Patient’s Safety
  • Treatment of the Patient at Risk for Suicide
  • Follow-up and Monitoring
  • Additional Reading
  • Screening and Assessment Tools
  • Resources
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Editor:

John L. (Jack) Miller, MD. Dr. Miller is President and CEO of At Health, Inc. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residencies in pediatrics and adult psychiatry, as well as a fellowship in child psychiatry. He practiced adult and adolescent psychiatry in Bellevue, WA, and later joined the TRICARE Northwest Lead Agency at Madigan Army Medical Center as the Mental Health Director. At Madigan he also served as the Mental Health Disease Management Chief in the Outcomes Management Division and the Health Information Management Director of the Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Office. He later joined the Behavioral Health Data Portal (BHDP) Program Management Office as a clinical subject matter expert to provide technical and clinical oversight for the redesign, development, pilot testing and deployment of the Behavioral Health Data Portal (BHDP) to more than fifty of the Army's mental health clinics. As a member of the Behavioral Health Data Portal (BHDP) team, he shared in the Excellence in Enterprise Information Award from the Association for Enterprise Information as the Government Awardee for 2013.

Suicide Assessment and Management - VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline

Material adapted from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs & U.S. Department of Defense. (2013). VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for assessment and management of patients at risk for suicide. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from http://www.healthquality.va.gov/guidelines/MH/srb/VADODCP_SuicideRisk_Full.pdf

Safety Planning

Material adapted from U.S. Air Force Medical Operations Agency. (2014). Air Force guide for suicide risk assessment, management, and treatment. San Antonio, TX: Author. Retrieved from https://www.usuhs.edu/sites/default/files/media/mps/pdf/mholloway-afguidesuiciderisk.pdf

CE Approvals

At Health is an APA-Approved Sponsor At Health, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health, LLC maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

At Health is an NBCC-Approved SponsorAt Health, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6949. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

NAADAC_logoAthealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.

At Health is an Approved Sponsor of the California Board of NursingAt Health, LLC is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 17059. California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, LLC, to fulfill their CE requirements.

At Health is an Approved Sponsor of the Texas State Board of ExaminersAt Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #7566.

At Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, provider #908.

At Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, provider # 3303.

At Health, LLC, Provider #1707, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credits. At Health, LLC, maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 6/3/2019-6/3/2020.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

It is At Health's understanding that  these programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

Other jurisdictions may accept trainings offered by At Health, LLC for your continuing education requirements. Restrictions may apply. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.”

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Nov 19, 2019.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Assess for suicide risk
  • Determine the level of risk for suicide and refer or provide for proper treatment
  • Create a safety plan with patients/clients
  • Identify evidence-based treatments for suicide prevention and management

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