Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management 10/19/20 and 10/20/20 9:00 am Eastern Time
This is a virtual Training being held via ZOOM.
Credit Hours: 6.0
Presenter: Sherri Weisenfluh
Date: October 19th and 20th, 2020
Time: 9:00 am -12:30 pm Eastern
Course Title: Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management
Course Description: This training is designed to meet the requirements set forth in the new KRS 210.336 regulation and will focus on core competencies for clinicians regarding the assessment, treatment and management of suicide risk, including the knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate risk factors and to enhance protective factors. This presentation is based on published current research from Thomas Joiner, Ph.D. Florida State University, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, American Association of Suicideology and other researchers.
This course is geared for professionals at the basic, intermediate, advanced and clinical levels.
Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:
- Recognize a variety of risk factors for suicide.
- Identify research-based assessment questions to determine level of suicidal risk.
- Determine best practice methods for the management and treatment of suicidal clients.
- Identify national resources for professionals and at risk individuals
Delivery Method: Live Interactive Training via Zoom Video Conferencing
- 10/19/20 9:00am – 12:30pm
- 10/20/20 9:00am – 12:30pm
Credit Hours: 6.0
This course is designed for Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapist, Counselors, and other helping professionals at basic, intermediate, advanced, and clinical levels.
The University of Kentucky College of Social Work, ACE Approval #1377, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The UK College of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period 9/29/2019 – 9/29/2022. Social workers completing this course receive six continuing education credits.
This workshop is also approved for 3.0 continuing education hours by the Kentucky Board of Social Work; the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology; the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board; and the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.
Sherri Weisenfluh – Sherri Weisenfluh is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience. She is retired from Hospice of the Bluegrass where she held the position of Associate Vice President of Counseling. Weisenfluh has spoken at international, national and state conferences. She was inducted into the University of Kentucky Social Work Hall of Fame in 2011. Since retirement she has taught for the University of Kentucky College Of Social Work and presented CE offerings. Weisenfluh has presented a series of workshops for clinical physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains at Hospice of the Bluegrass on suicidality.
Additional Course Information
Upon registration and payment for this course, the Zoom URL link located within the course module will grant you access to the live interactive webinar. This link will be active five minutes prior to the scheduled time of the course. If you experience any technical issues related to this virtual course, please contact Lydia Wade at Lydia.Whitman@uky.edu.
Completion of a course evaluation is required. All participants will receive their certificates of completion within 7-10 business days after the conclusion of the workshop at the e-mail address provided during registration.
We are unable to issue refunds for missed classes. If you must miss the course, please contact us at Molly.Bode2@uky.edu before the class is set to begin. You will be issued a course credit which must be used within 1 year of the purchase date. Any credits not used within 1 year of the purchase date will be forfeited.
In the event that this course is canceled, you will be contacted and given the option of a full refund, or course credit to be used within 1 year.
To report a grievance, contact Ashley Cruickshank at Ashley.Carr@uky.edu or call (859) 257-5860.
Contact Molly Bode at Molly.Bode2@uky.edu with any questions regarding this course, registration assistance, or to request accommodations for individuals with disabilities.