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Suicide Risk Assessment Part 2
Collaborating TTC: Southeast MHTTC
July 28, 2020

Suicide Risk Assessment Part 2 is an interactive training targeted to Master's level and licensed mental health clinicians who provide counseling and/or assessment in a variety of settings. The training will highlight the importance of suicide risk assessment and demonstrate ways clinicians can recognize, assess, and intervene when working with at-risk clients.

By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe and implement the components of effective suicide risk assessment; 
  • Discuss the elements of suicide risk assessment that have been determined to be "best practice;" 
  • Discuss key elements in completing an effective crisis and safety plan; and  
  • Identify appropriate agency, professional, clinical, and social resources to engage during a crisis or risk assessment.

Key take-home skills that participants can apply in their work:

  • Participants will be knowledgeable about personal views of suicide and increase sensitivity towards suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviors;
  • Participants will be able to complete crisis and safety planning for clients; and
  • Participants will be able to complete the C-SSRS tool for evaluation.