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SUMHLC Training: Suicide Risk Assessment in Primary Care

November 9, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This training is being offered by: 

The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

This presentation is tailored for individuals working in environments where suicide risk assessments are conducted. Participants will discuss less stigmatizing language to utilize as it relates to suicide. Statistically relevant data regarding at risk or increased risk populations will be reviewed. Participants will have an opportunity to identify warning signs and utilize practical measures when working with patients who self-report suicidality. Also, a brief overview of Evidence based screening assessment tools for medical settings will be discussed.

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Worker CEUs: This training is pending approval by the National Association of Social Workers for 2.0 continuing education credits.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 2.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Mental Health Counselors CEUs: This training is pending approval by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association for 2.0 continuing education credits.

Trainer: Yolanda M. DaSilva-Melo, MSW