Perspectives in Suicide Prevention Training
Professional Development for Educators, Social Workers, Counselors & Nurses
Perspectives in Suicide Prevention with School-Aged Youth
presented by MAO Behavioral Health & Medical Advocacy and Outreach
Thursday, June 17, 2021
8:15 AM – 12:45 PM - 4.5 HOUR
including 1.5 hours of Ethics content
$50 per person (includes
audio/video learning experience, course materials and Certificate of Attendance
with contact hours)
$25 per person for higher education students (requires uploading a image copy of a valid student id)
Partial credit will not be offered. Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided at the time of training.
REGISTRATION ENDS ON
6/13/21 6/15/21 AT NOON.
This webcast training will benefit from ASL interpreter services.
Internet, Computer &/or Smart Phone Required. Instructions provided via email prior to training.
conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Discuss multiple perspectives pertaining to suicide prevention in youth across the lifespan
- Describe information provided about the Alabama Department of Education’s State Suicide Prevention Plan
- Understand the legal and ethical compliance issues associated with suicide interventions
- Explain prevention activities used to minimize suicide attempts with young adults on college campuses
- Identify community resources that are available to support suicide prevention and intervention services in Alabama
TRAINING AGENDA (Subject to Change):
8:15 AM - 9:30 AM - A Treatment Perspective on Suicide Interventions with Youth and Adolescents
Presenter: Brent Cosby, MS, Marketing and Business Development Representative for the Jason Flatt Foundation and Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center
- Provide an overview of the clinical warning signs of potential suicidal ideations in youth and adolescents
- Discuss interventions that are used in a treatment setting to assist youth who are diagnosed with mental health disorders
- Explain the benefits of an inter-disciplinary approach to suicide prevention in a behavioral health setting
- 10:30 AM - A State Perspective on Suicide Prevention with School Aged Youth
Presenters: Erica Butler, Ed.D., Education Specialist II, and Shaundalyn Elliott, Education Specialist, Prevention and Support Services, Alabama State Department of Education
- Provide a general overview of suicide rates across the Alabama School System
- Explain the Alabama Suicide Prevention Plan with emphasis on the Jason Flatt Act, Erin’s Law Mandatory Reporting and Compliance Monitoring
- Identify and list resources that are available to assist school personnel with addressing and supporting the needs of students who are displaying mental health issues
- 12:00 PM - A Legal and Ethical Perspective on Suicide Prevention with Youth
Presenter: Judith A. Harrington, Ph.D., SLPC, LMFT, Associate Professor, Graduate School, Counseling, Coordinator of Couples & Family Specialization, University of Montevallo
- Provide an overview of common ethical dilemmas when addressing suicide prevention with youth and adolescents
- Discuss the legal factors including duty to warn, informed consent and mandatory reporting procedures
- Explain practice tips that helping professionals can use to avoid legal and ethical issues when using suicide interventions with children
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - A Collegiate Perspective on Suicide Prevention with Young Adults (Panel Presentation)
Presenters/Panelists: Sekeria Bossie, PhD, LBSW, LPC-S, NCC, CAMS, ACAS, Assistant Professor, Alabama State University, Department of Rehabilitation Studies; Greta Chambless, Ed.S., LPC-S, Director, Counseling and Health Promotion Services, Auburn University at Montgomery; Belinda Kock, M.Ed., QTR Trainer, Alabama Suicide Prevention AND Resource Coalition (ASPARC)
- Explain steps to address and reduce suicide attempts on college campuses
- List services that are offered by college and university counseling centers to assist students who are dealing with life stressors
- Discuss programs and training resources that are available to address suicide prevention in Alabama
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Contact Hours/Credit Statement (s): (Contact hour approval pending as of 5/12/21)
Counselors: Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity has been approved for up to 4.5 contact hour for counselors, with 1.5 of those contact hours being devoted to ethical concerns in counseling.
Social Workers: Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) has been approved by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners as a provider of Continuing Education for social workers, Provider No. 0134. Exp. 3/31/2023. This activity has been approved for up to 4.5 contact hours (clinical) for social workers.
Conflict of interest:
There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content for this activity.
This activity is provided independently by MAO.
Instructions for Claiming Continuing Education Credit:
To receive credit, learners must complete the requirements listed here.
1. Use your full name and email address when logging in to view the webinar.
2. Remain logged in for the duration of the presentation. DO NOT LOG OUT BETWEEN SESSIONS OR ANY PERIODS OF INACTIVITY. Partial credit will not be offered. Learners who join more than ten minutes late or log out more than ten minutes early will not be eligible to claim CE credit.
3. If you dial in by phone you must also be logged on from a computer or other device that allows you to view the slides and participate in the chat and Q&A portion of the activity.
A CE contact hours certificate will be emailed to you following the presentation.
questions regarding Continuing Education, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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