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Identifying, Assessing, & Responding to Suicide Risk; New Live Online 6-hour CE Course June 1st 2024

We're proud to announce that we're hosting a live offering of an amazing accredited continuing education on Identifying, Assessing, and Responding to Suicide Risk. Ever feel like you're uneasy with how to address suicidal risk with patients? Think you've learned everything you need to know about managing risk? Try taking a live course with us as Gregory White, MS, LMHC, CCHP and learn from his decades of experience. This is aimed to teach participants the risks, warning signs, and prevention factors.  Throughout the course we utilize case examples, stories, and research articles throughout this course and facilitate opportunities for participants to evaluate their clinical approach to this subject. We will provide helpful risk assessment tools and present an approach entitled, “A.N.C.H.O.R. Management of Suicide Risk" that includes the key components for working effectively with suicidal clients. Assessment tools such as CAMS: Reasons to Live vs. Reasons to Die, S-L-A-P, and using the CASE Approach will all be reviewed.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES: 

·         Identify the signs and symptoms of a suicidal client

·         Accurately assess the client’s risk factors

·         Provide a reasonable plan for the client’s safety & welfare Join now for a discounted rate before spots fill up! Prices will be increasing soon. The course will be held on Saturday, June 1st, 2024 8:30 am-3:30 pm (Pacific Time) online through Zoom.


 

Gregory M. White, MS, LMHC, CCHP



Gregory White received his Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University in 1983. Early on, his professional experience included working in a residential treatment program for teens, private practice, and outreach crisis intervention for families. Then, for 23 ½ years Mr.White worked as a mental health professional at the Snohomish County Jail in Everett, WA, a facility that had the largest mental health patient count in the city on any given day. During that time he assessed hundreds of people who made suicide statements, suicide gestures, and serious suicide attempts. Mr. White has had extensive experience working with families, clinicians, psychiatric providers, courts, and Designated Crisis Responders (DMHPs) when developing treatment plans and safety plans for at-risk detainees returning back to the community.

Mr. White has provided subject matter expertise for the National Institute of Corrections (Technical Resource Provider & Crisis Intervention Team instructor), the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (Academy & CIT Instructor), OmniSure Consulting Group (Risk Management consultant, webinar presenter, Suicide-Reduction-Risk-Tip videos), Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. (editorial and accreditation assistance for their counselor CEs through Lippincott Professional Development), Winning Focus, Inc. (suicide prevention flyer & webinar presenter), the National Commission on Correctional Health Care conferences (break-out session presenter), and the law firm of Kirkpatrick & Startzel, P.S. (jail mental health consultant). This course meets the criteria for the Washington State Continuing Education Requirement on suicide prevention. Counselor’s Choice Award has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7344. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Counselor’s Choice Award is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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