Training & Events

Best Practices in Suicide Assessment & Intervention

Jan 01, 1970 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

This comprehensive, full day training is designed to increase knowledge and improve the skills and confidence of clinicians and others who find themselves identifying high risk youth and adults, and planning for their care. Participants will learn about the scope of the problem of suicide in the US and Massachusetts, review current information on suicide risk factors, and examine personal reactions to dealing with suicidal behaviors. We review best practices in risk assessment and attendees will learn techniques for eliciting suicidal ideation. Liability management and planning for intervention are among the many topics covered. This training provides six (6) hours of continuing education.