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Understanding Suicide (September)

Available Online

What MH Professionals Need to Know About Assessing & Managing Suicide--meets KY 6 hr. training need

  • Starts Sep 27
  • 120 US dollars
  • Live Webinar via Zoom

Available spots

Service Description

“Understanding Suicide—What Mental Health Professional Need to know about Assessment and Managing Suicide Risk” will intensely delve into the best practices in working with clients who may be at risk for suicide. The program will address the importance of understanding one’s self including professional competency and scope of practice as well as one’s personal readiness to treat at risk clients. Attendees will discuss ethical considerations and legal requirements of assessing and treating at risk and suicidal clients. Attendees will be given an in-depth understanding of the various levels of care for both voluntary and involuntary clients as well as available recourses. This program will discuss assessing and treating suicidal risk including current models, assessment and screening tools, how to assess risk and protective factors, and how to document throughout the process. The program will further discuss the importance of professional collaboration and self-care. Attendees will have the opportunity to review and discuss specific vignettes and ask questions throughout the program. Objectives: 1.) Evaluate personal readiness to assess and treat clients at risk for suicide 2.) Discuss the legal and ethical obligations and considerations in the Assessment and Treatment of clients at risk for suicide 3.) Efficiently and adequately assess client level of risk utilizing a clear framework including eliciting suicidal ideation, behavior, plans, and intent 4.) Utilize clinical judgement in identifying level of care needed and treatment planning including referral to higher level of care when needed 5.) Demonstrate increased confidence in documenting the assessment, treatment, and collaboration process. 6.) Develop a safety plan and crisis response plan 7.) Discuss the importance of collaborative relationships. 8.) Discuss the importance of self-care Brighter Futures Training & Consultation, LLC is an approved sponsor with The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists. The KY LMFT Board granted approval for this program on 03/21/2024. The Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors approved this program on 03/15/2024. Brighter Futures Training & Consultation is an approved sponsor with The Kentucky Board of Social Work (Approval number KBSWSP 2024008).

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy With respect to cancellations and refunds, the policy of Brighter Futures Training & Consultation, LLC is as follows: *If you register for an event and cancel your registration 30 or more days prior to the event, you will receive a full refund minus a $20.00 processing fee. *If you register for an event and cancel fewer than 30 days before the event, or if you register for an event and do not attend, our policy is that you forfeit the registration fee, and no refund will be provided. *Brighter Futures Training & Consultation reserves the right to cancel any training due to unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, you will be notified, and a full refund will be initiated within 72 business hours of the cancellation. Brighter Futures Trainings & Consultation's liability for cancellations is limited to the cost of the registration fee. Brighter Futures Trainings & Consultation is not responsible for other expenses incurred by the customer if training is cancelled.

Contact Details


1002 North Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown, KY, USA

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