Suicide Assessment - Other Washington Professionals

Washington State Suicide Assessment and Referral
3.0

  • Compare and contrast the profile of suicide in the US and Washington State
  • Describe the etiology of suicidal behavior in terms of biological, psychosocial, societal and cultural factors
  • Explain the continuum of self-protective behavioral responses
  • List common myths about suicidal behaviors
  • Discuss the theories of suicidal motivation
  • Explain the effect of suicide on others
  • Describe risk factors for suicide
  • Describe protective factors
  • Identify primary motivators of suicidal behavior in different age cohorts
  • Outline the etiology of suicidal behavior in military personnel and the LGBTQ+ community
  • Describe the role of screening in the health care practice
  • List common screening tools
  • List the NIMH 5 Action Steps
  • Identify key strategies of suicide prevention in the community
  • Discuss ways to engage the family in protecting their loved one
  • Explain the need for follow up and referral

This Course has Been Approved by the Washington Department of Health as an Approved Training Program for the Mandated Suicide Assessment CE Requirement and is Listed on the Model List of Suicide Training for Health Professionals

Richard Saporito, DC

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$60.00 USD

Suicide Assessment 201

Suicide and Non-Suicide Self-Injury, Inward-Focused Emotions: Suicide and Assessmet of Risk for In-Hospital Suicide and Aggression in High-Dependency Care Environments


3.0

  • Describe the profile of suicide in the US, noting psychosocial and cultural factors that effect risk
  • Identify 3 common precipitating events for suicide attempts
  • Describe risk factors for suicide including co-existing psychiatric disorders
  • Name the most frequent co-existing psychiatric disorders
  • Use the sad person scale to assess suicide risk
  • Give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions
  • Describe basic level interventions that take place in the hospital or community
  • Identify key elements of suicide precautions and environmental safety factors in the hospital
  • Describe the problem on non-suicidal self-injury
  • Explain the range of self-protective behavioral responses
  • Discuss 3 myths about suicidal behaviors
  • Identify 2 cultural or social factors that relate to suicide
  • Examine 4 categories of motivation for attempting suicide
  • Explain how suicide affects family members and friends
  • Describe 3 theories that attempt to explain the causes of suicide
  • Discuss the occurrence of suicide throughout each life cycle
  • Outline the process for assessing the suicidal potential of a client
  • Choose 3 therapeutic goals and interventions for clients with suicidal behaviors

Richard Saporito, DC

Downloadable Course in PDF
Text

$60.00 USD