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Sep
13
Sep
13
The Elephant in the Room: Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk
LOCATION:
200 Yale Avenue
Morton, PA 19070 United States
TIME: 9:00 AM

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Target Audience: Psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, administrators, and other professionals in related medical and mental health fields.

Description: The ability to conduct an informed suicide risk assessment is a vital skill for clinicians. This session will focus on identifying warning signs and risk factors, effectively conducting suicide risk assessments, and determining level of risk. Participants will learn our how monitor suicidal behavior over time, plan for safety and protect oneself from vicarious traumatization. Attendees will leave this workshop with specific strategies and skills that can be implemented immediately.

Workshop meets requirements for PA Act 71 for school educators.

Workshop meets requirements for PA Act 74 for licensed mental health professionals. NOTE: FEE REQUIRED – PAYABLE AT WORKSHOP – and thank you to our partners for offering these credits:

Delaware County Association of School Psychologists (DCASP) offering APA/Psychology credits – $10 per person, check payable to DCASP day of workshop.

Elwyn offering Social Work/LPC/MFT credits pending through NASW-PA Brandywine Division – $15 for NASW members and $25 for all others, checks payable to NASW day of workshop.

Breakfast sponsored by the Delaware County Suicide Prevention and awareness Task Force!

Breakfast/Registration begins at 8:30AM, Presentation begins PROMPTLY at 9:00AM.

Questions: Dr. Terri Erbacher, terbacher@dciu.org

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. NO ADDITIONS WILL MADE AFTER THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE DATE. REGISTRATION DEADLINE DATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 (or sooner if space is filled)

YOU MUST ARRIVE ON TIME AND ATTEND THE ENTIRE SESSION IN ORDER RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING