Suicide ideation and suicide presentation by clients present grave professional and personal concerns for clinicians who worry about the client’s safety, ultimate wellbeing or potential death, ethical issues, legal issues and sanctions, and ability to perform competent clinical practice. This course is designed to address some of these issues. You will learn a step-by-step assessment protocol for suicide presentation. You will learn to assess the level of risk presented by a suicidal client. You will be given an overview of a contextual ethical and legal frame for dealing with suicidal clients. Prepare to learn steps for suicide management and intervention.
Suicide Assessment, Management and Intervention #312
Online, On-Demand Continuing Education Courses
Michigan State University School of Social Work seeks to be as accessible as possible. You can now receive social work continuing education credit at your leisure—when it's convenient for you! Save travel time and cost. The new licensure law states that, in Michigan, Social Workers may earn up to one-half of the required continuing education contact hours in person using live, synchronous contact. The remaining continuing education contact hours may be completed in any other approved format. If you live outside of Michigan, check with your state's social work regulatory body. For more information, please see the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director's Office Social Work General Rules. (R 338. 2963)