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Attn Kentucky: This course is designed to comply with the KY requirement for 6 hours of Suicide Assessment, Treatment, & Management CE
Attn Washington:
This course is designed to comply with the WA requirement for 6 hours of Suicide Assessment, Treatment, & Management CE.

Oklahoma Counselors and MFTs: This course has been submitted for approval to the Oklahoma Board. Once this course has been approved by the Oklahoma Board this notice will be removed. If you wish to take this course for CE credit now, you will need to submit it for approval to the Oklahoma Board or select another course which does not contain this notice.

Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 then Answer Question 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the Test a Certificate granting 6 CE credits is issued to you. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd
Course Reviewed 2023

a. Suicide Risk Assessment
     (i) How to structure an interview to gather information from a client or          patient on suicide risk and protective factors and warning signs,          including substance abuse
Section 1 & Question 1
--Suicide Risk Assessment

Section 2 & Question 2
--Assessment and Determination of Risk for Suicide

Section 3 & Question 3
--Assessment of Factors that Contribute to the Risk for Suicide

Section 4 & Question 4
--Substance Use and Suicide
   Suicide Risk Assessment
     (ii) How to use the information referenced in (a) (i) to understand the risk of           suicide
Section 5 & Question 5
--Understanding the Risk of Suicide

   Suicide Risk Assessment
     (iii) Appropriate actions and referrals for various levels of risk
Section 6 & Question 6
--Suicide Risk Levels

   Suicide Risk Assessment
     (iv) How to appropriately document suicide risk assessment
Section 7 & Question 7
--Appropriately Documenting Suicide Risk Assessment

b. Treatment and Management of Suicide Risk
     (i) Available evidence-based treatments for patients and clients at risk of          suicide, including counseling and medical interventions such as          psychiatric medication and substance abuse care
Section 8 & Question 8
--Evidence-Based Treatment of the Patient at Risk for Suicide

Section 9 & Question 9
--Suicide Interventions Targeted Toward At-Risk Youth

Section 10 & Question 10
--Treatment Interventions for Suicide Prevention

Section 11 & Question 11
--Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

   Treatment and Management of Suicide Risk
     (ii) Strategies for safety planning and monitoring use of the safety plan
Section 12 & Question 12
--Strategy for Safety Plan

Section 13 & Question 13
--Monitoring the Use of the Safety Plan

   Treatment and Management of Suicide Risk
     (iii) Engagement of supportive third parties in maintaining patient or client            safety
Section 14 & Question 14
--Determine Appropriate Care Setting

Section 15 & Question 15
--Securing Patient's Safety: Education for Patient and Family

   Treatment and Management of Suicide Risk
     (iv) Reducing access to lethal means for clients or patients in crisis
Section 16 & Question 16
--Suicidal Emergency Department Patients

Section 17 & Question 17
--Reducing Suicide Risk by Limiting Access to Lethal Means

   Treatment and Management of Suicide Risk
     (v) Continuity of care through care transitions such as discharged referral
Section 18 & Question 18
--Strategies for Providing Continuity of Care

Section 19 & Question 19
--Youth Suicide Prevention

c. Veteran Populations
     (i) Population-specific data, risk and protective factors, and intervention          strategies
Section 20 & Question 20
--Suicide Prevention - Veterans Module

d. Risk of imminent harm through self-injurious behaviors or lethal means
     (i) How to recognize nonsuicidal self-injury and other self-injurious          behaviors and assess the intent of self-injury through suicide risk          assessment
Section 21 & Question 21
--Self-Injurious Behavior

Section 22 & Question 22
--Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior

Section 23 & Question 23
--Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: What is it, why does it happen, and how
     can we help?

Section 24 & Question 24
--Adolescent Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Analysis of the Youth Risk      Behavior

   Risk of imminent harm through self-injurious behaviors or lethal means
     (ii) (A) Objects, substances and actions commonly used in suicide attempts                and impulsivity and lethality of means
Section 25 & Question 25
--Means, Intent, Lethality, Behaviors, and Psychiatric Diagnosis

   Risk of imminent harm through self-injurious behaviors or lethal means
     (ii) (B) Communication strategies for talking with patients and their support                people about lethal means
Section 26 & Question 26
--Population & Community-based Interventions and Recommendation

   Risk of imminent harm through self-injurious behaviors or lethal means
     (ii) (C) How screening for and restricting access to lethal means effectively                prevents suicide
Section 27 & Question 27
--Controlling Access to Suicide Means

-- Test --


--Appendix: Skill Practice - Clinical Examples of the Challenges &      Dilemmas Presented to Mental Health Clinicians Involving Suicidal      Clients

Psychologist Learning Objectives here
Course Learning Objectives/Outcome
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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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