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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk  

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) is a one-day workshop for health professionals that will help them better assess suicide risk, plan treatment, and manage the ongoing care of clients at-risk for suicide. Behavioral health providers play a crucial role in preventing suicides and yet, many providers report that they feel inadequately trained to assess, treat, and manage suicidal clients. AMSR meets providers’ needs for research-informed, skills-based training. AMSR is appropriate for all mental health professionals including social workers, marriage & family therapists, psychologists, and licensed mental health counselors. AMSR meets the legislative mandate for training under ESHB 2366.

  • Recognize the 24 core competencies that enable social workers and mental health professionals to assess and work effectively with individuals at risk of suicide
  • Increase knowledge and skills in eliciting suicide ideation, behavior, plans, and intent
  • Increase knowledge and skills in making a clinical judgment of the short and long term risks for suicide
  • Increase knowledge and skills in developing a treatment and services plan that addresses the client’s immediate, acute, and continuing risk for suicidal behaviors

Payment Required: Registration for this workshop requires a non-refundable $85 fee for materials, payable by credit card (Master Card or Visa).

Registration Limited to 40: No walk-in registrations accepted for this workshop.

Cost: $85 (non-refundable) for materials

No refunds will be available for cancellations within 14 days of this workshop, however you may be eligible for a credit towards a future workshop. Please take this into account when you sign up.

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:
Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEUs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education Units. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a new registrant signing up for a workshop, you will be directed to make an account. Once you have created a new account, your workshop registration is NOT COMPLETE. You must go to "View Cart" in the top right corner of your page and continue checking out.

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