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Effective Suicide Risk Assessment and Beyond

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About the Course:

This is a six module course that covers the stages of crisis to postvention. The material will include: how to identify a crisis, conduct a suicide assessment, document your sessions, reduce lethal means and will end with a discussion of vicarious trauma and self care.

**This course is based on the recorded webinar, Effective Suicide Risk Assessment and Beyond created by Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW in 2019.

Publication Date:

1st Edition Aug 2019

Course Material Author

Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW

Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW is the owner of Vander Hooven & Associates Counseling Services in Westlake Village, CA. Norine has been on the board of the American Association of Suicidology as the Chair of the Youth Suicide Prevention Committee (2017-2020) and also as a member of the Communication/Media Committee since 2016. Norine’s practice specializes in EMDR, trauma, and suicide prevention and loss.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify a crisis and what can lead up to a crisis

  2. Formulate and conduct a thorough intake and suicide risk assessment

  3. Identify 3 types of lethal means

  4. List two symptoms of compassion fatigue.

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Course Number 103090
6 credit hours
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  • Recorded Webinar
Exam Fee: $35.82 No exam fee with a membership package!
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6 members have taken this course


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