This 3-module empirically supported training program will address suicide awareness, screening, intervention, and referral principles for allied health professionals. Age and population specific suicide assessment tools, management principles, and case studies will be presented. This course was designed to meet the training program requirements in suicide assessment, treatment and management for the state of Washington.
Course created on September 1, 2018
Course Type: Text/Transcript, Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; AZ/3.0; CA/3.0; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DE/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; MA/3.0; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NY/3.0; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WY/3.0
- Identify risk factors for acute and chronic suicide risk, and age and population appropriate suicide screening tools.
- Recognize when a patient should be screened for acute and/or chronic suicide risk and identify strategies for screening in a variety of clinical settings.
- Identify age and population appropriate short term suicide treatment and long term suicide management strategies for allied health professionals in a variety of clinical settings.
- Identify appropriate use of information gained through screening including identification and selection of appropriate referral resources and maintaining continuity of care when making referrals.
|0-60 Minutes||Suicide risk factors & awareness|
|60-135 Minutes||Suicide screening|
|135-195 Minutes||Suicide patient referral|
Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, is the CEU Administrator/Assistant Editor for OccupationalTherapy.com. She has been an occupational therapist for 14 years and worked in a variety of settings, including hospital, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, outpatient, and home healthcare. Ms. Ball received her Assistive Technology Professional certification from RESNA in 2017. She is an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) field advocate and is passionate about mental health awareness, advocacy, and education. Ms. Ball has participated in multiple annual AFSP fundraiser/awareness community walks for suicide prevention as team leader and participant.
Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC
Dr. Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, is Assistant Dean of Faculty Practice and Assistant Professor, Community Systems and Mental Health, at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of over 30 diverse community-based partnerships whereby faculty nurses and nurse practitioners provide primary and mental health care to vulnerable populations in communities across Chicago. Dr. Moss is a board certified, practicing Adult Nurse Practitioner, and beginning in 2009, founded a nurse-managed primary care health clinic with mental health integration for low-income foodservice workers near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Dr. Moss is passionate about mental health awareness, and is an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) community walk team leader and advocate.
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