Suicide Preparedness for Mental Health Professionals
Suicide is ranked the tenth leading cause of death in the United States across all aged groups. In individuals who are between 15 and 35 years of age it is ranked the second leading cause of death. These statistics are alarming and greatly emphasis the need for practitioners, and agencies to understand the common characteristics of suicide.
This 3-hour comprehensive Continuing Education Course will provide an in-depth
look at “Suicide Preparedness For Mental Health Professionals”. Participants who attend this workshop will be made knowledgeable of suicide assessment tools as it relate to different settings and practice needs. In addition, participants will explore techniques for effectively engaging caregivers, and families in risk reductions. Facilitators will highlight community resources for prevention, and intervention strategies.
This workshop is approved for 3 continuing Education units by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.
Refreshments will be provided!
Dates and Times
Location: Maryland Nonprofits
1500 Union Ave. Baltimore, MD 21211
October 27, 2017 from 9:30am to 12:30pm