Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102930
About the Course:
This article presents a pragmatic approach to assessing and managing suicide risk in children and adolescents. First, general recommendations for conducting risk assessments with children and adolescents are presented, followed by an algorithm for designating risk. Next, safety planning is discussed as an easy-to-implement approach for intervening and managing suicide risk when working with children and adolescents. A case example is given illustrating the implementation of risk assessment, risk designation, and safety planning with an adolescent client and her mother.
This course is based on the article, Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk in Children and Adolescents created by Jeremy W. Pettit, PhD et al. in November of 2018.
Publication Date:Cogn Behav Pract. Nov 2018
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe recommendations for assessing and designating suicide risk.
- Discuss interventions and safety planning for suicide risk when working with children and adolescents.
- List minimum documentation requirement following a suicide risk assessment.
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