WEB031220 - Suicide Assessment and Intervention: A Matter of Life and Death *TBT*
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**Recorded Version - Throwback Thursday** The phenomenon of suicide in American culture is a complex and challenging issue for many within the social service profession. Although there is a diversity of factors that contribute to suicide, research studies have cited a high correlation between suicidality and childhood adverse experiences. This workshop will offer vital resources for identifying and working with individuals who are suicidal. This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern).

 Export to Your Calendar 3/12/2020
When: Thursday, March 12, 2020
2:00 - 3:30 PM ET
Where: Online
United States
Contact: (614) 848-5958


Online registration is available until: 3/11/2020
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Webinar Registration by March 11, 2020: Members $55; Nonmembers $85 - 1.5 Training Contact Hours.

This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern).  **Recorded Version - Throwback Thursday** 

The phenomenon of suicide in American culture is a complex and challenging issue for many within the social service profession. Although there is a diversity of factors that contribute to suicide, research studies have cited a high correlation between suicidality and childhood adverse experiences. This curriculum will offer social service professionals vital resources for identifying and working with individuals who are suicidal.  Specifically, this training will highlight the epidemiological characteristics associated with suicide, highlight common warning signs, and offer specific tools for assessment of suicide lethality. An overview of evidenced-based treatment modalities will be offered for gaining a more in-depth understanding of the clinical issues involved in working with individuals with suicidal ideation.

 

Who Should Attend: All

 

Learning Objectives:

1.      Gain a better understanding of the mental and emotional disorders that can contribute to suicidal behaviors

2.      Identify resources for the treatment of individuals with suicidal ideation and gain additional insight for service coordination

3.      Discover information about assessing risk factors for individuals with suicidal ideation

 

About the Presenter

Dr. Brian L. Bethel is a Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor (PCC-S), a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC III), and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) with specialized training in counseling children, adolescents, and families. Brian earned his PhD. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Ohio University.  In addition, Brian completed a dual Master's degree in Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling with Ohio University.  With over twenty years of experience, Brian brings a diversity of clinical strengths to his counseling practice.  He has dedicated much of his professional career to working with individuals impacted by trauma.  In addition to his counseling practices, Brian also serves as an independent trainer and consultant.  He has provided consultation services to various schools, social services agencies, court systems, and foster care agencies.  Brian serves as an independent trainer and consultant with the Ohio Child Welfare Program where he was recognized for his training excellence as a recipient of the “Rising Star” award in 2007.  Brian also provides on-going educational trainings with Health Education Inc.

 

This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):

Statutorily Required: Mental Health Issues