This module is divided into four sections: Suicide screening with youth; Using a collaborative, team-based approach; Developmental adaptations to suicide risk assessment; and Clinical formulation and triage.
As a result of completing this module, learners will be able to:
- Discuss how to utilize evidence-based screening tools to screen youth clients for suicidal thoughts and behaviors,
Identify “best practices” in screening and risk assessment when working with suicidal youth and their families,
- Identify the components of a comprehensive suicide risk assessment with youth clients and their families, and
- Describe developmental adaptations to screening and risk assessment procedures when working with suicidal youth.
Continuing education credits for completion of this module are available to physicians, social workers, licensed mental health counselors, and CASACs.
To access this module:
Log into the Learning Community using your username and password at: https://rfmh.csod.com/client/rfmh/default.aspx
- Click on "Suicide Prevention"
- Click on "Start an online module"
- Click on "Suicide Screening and Risk Assessment with Youth"
- Click on "Launch"
This is one of a series of online training modules focusing on suicide prevention that are available to you in the CPI Learning Community, with additional modules now under development. Current titles include:
- Engaging Families and Social Supports in Working with Suicidal Individuals
- Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention
- Means Reduction Counseling for Suicidal Individuals
- Comprehensive Suicide Risk Assessment
- Structured Follow-up and Monitoring
- Optimizing Clinical Care of Suicidal Individuals
- Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Workers, and
- Assessment of Suicidal Risk Using C-SSRS
For more information about CPI's Suicide Prevention - Training, Implementation and Evaluation program (SP-TIE), under the direction of Barbara Stanley, Ph.D., please click here: