Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk | Northcentral Technical College

Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk

Monday, September 19, 2016 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Northcentral Technical College - Center for Health Sciences - Room 1004
Over 40,000 people die by suicide each year. Hundreds of thousands of people are treated in hospital emergency departments each year following a suicide attempt. Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training is a one-day workshop for mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed counselors, social workers, and employee assistance professionals on assessing suicide risk, planning treatment, and managing the ongoing care of the at-risk client.
Training Objectives Include:
• Managing one’s own reactions to suicide
• Reconciling the difference and potential conflict between a clinician’s goal to prevent suicide and a client’s goal to eliminate psychological pain through suicide
• Eliciting suicide ideation, behavior, and plans
• Making a clinical judgment of the risk that a client will attempt or complete suicide
• Collaboratively developing an emergency plan
• Developing a written treatment and services plan that addresses a client’s immediate, acute, and continuing suicide ideation and risk for suicide
• Implementing the principles of crisis management

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CEU Information

This event qualifies for 6.5 CEUs.

Location Information

Northcentral Technical College - Center for Health Sciences - Room 1004 1000 W. Campus Drive Wausau, WI 54401