Suicide Risk Assessment for Recovery Residences
This introductory-level course presents a reference guide as well as specific information on suicide ideation and its warning signs. The participant will be able to identify warning signs as well as factors that may increase or decrease the risk for suicide and how to respond to suicide risk. The participant will also be able to recognize immediate psychopharmacological interventions.
This course on suicide risk assessment is designed for peer support counselors, recovery residence administrators, substance abuse counselors, and paraprofessionals who want to work in substance abuse treatment. This course is appropriate for beginning level practitioners.
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding suicide risk assessment. Specifically, a professional will:
- Describe warning signs for suicide risk
- Identify factors that increase or decrease risk
- Recognize psychopharmacological interventions for suicidal risk
Citation: Department of Veterans Affairs. Suicide Risk Assessment. Retrieved from www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/suicide_risk_assessment_guide.doc on 8/2/17. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .