Aug 14, 2020  
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ALDAC 175 - Suicide Assessment, Management and Prevention


1 CR

Participants will learn suicide risk assessment/risk screening, suicide prevention treatment and suicide management. This workshop will also highlight the unique considerations on the topics of bullying, LGBTQ populations, and victims of violence and their risk to suicide. This workshop meets the 6 hour suicide training requirement for professionals certified or licensed in the state of Washington.

Course Outcomes
  • Understanding of suicide statistics and suicide prevention data. Increase knowledge of Suicide/Suicide impact on diverse populations.
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will increase their knowledge of risk factors and warning clues of suicidal idealization
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will increase their knowledge of the path to a suicidal decision.
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will increase their knowledge of the role of hopelessness in a decision to suicide.
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will be able to identify 3 intervention skills which can help to prevent a suicide.
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will increase their competence and confidence when doing a suicide risk assessment.
  • Through a pre/post survey, participants will be able to identify how they will use the information on lethal means within their work setting.
  • Student attendance for the full day will provide them with the required 6 hour suicide training program to maintain certification and/or license.


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