2022 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar
Assessing an Individual for Risk of Suicide
Friday, September 30, 2022, from 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM
Online Workshop – 1.5 CE Credits
FREE for Active PBC Volunteer Clinicians
Featured Presenter: Pamela E. Marcus, RN,APRN/PMH-BC
Session Description: This course will review the warning signs and risk factors of suicide, allowing clinicians to better assess client suicidality. The CASE Method will be introduced as an evaluation assessment tool for clinicians to better identify individuals most at risk for suicide. Best practices for suicide prevention will be reviewed. Protective skills will be discussed as a part of the individualized Personal Safety Plan to be implemented into the intervention phase of each case.
At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the risk factors for suicide, including warning signs and protective factors.
- Determine the patient’s risk for suicide by utilizing the CASE Method of assessment.
- Interpret the patient’s level of care needs based on the evaluation of suicidal drive.
- Formulate the Personal Safety Plan in collaboration with the patient.
Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.
IMPORTANT: Attendance will be monitored. Participants must be logged on to the meeting by the workshop start time and participate in the entire event in order to earn CE credit.
Pro Bono Counseling is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pro Bono Counseling maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for 1.5 credit hours of continuing education for social workers (Category 1), professional counselors, and therapists (Category A – pending) licensed in Maryland.
CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who log on late or depart early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.
By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by the following code of conduct:
Pro Bono Counseling (PBC) is dedicated to providing a positive continuing education experience for everyone of all backgrounds and identities. We do not tolerate disrespectful behavior or harassment of workshop participants, facilitators, or PBC staff in any form. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of characteristics that include but are not limited to: gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, citizenship, veteran status, pregnancy status, race, ethnicity, or religion. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, PBC may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning or expelling the offender from the event with no refund.