This course (Suicide Prevention and Intervention) is on the model list and meets the requirement for the State of Washington mandatory suicide prevention training for all healthcare professionals (RCW 43.70.442). This course is approved by the Washington State Department of Health to meet the 3 hour requirement for compliance with Washington State law (RCW 43.70.442).
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn:
- The epidemiology and etiology of suicidal behavior.
- The risk factors associated with suicide.
- The process of screening ad assessment to determine risk for suicide.
- The management of patients at risk for suicide.
- Treatment modalities that may be used for persons at risk for suicide.
- The public health approach for suicide prevention, including primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies.
3 Hours Training Syllabus
Module 1: Prevalence of Suicide in Washington State and the US.
Module 2: Screening & Assessment of Risk Factors Associated with Suicide.
Module 3: Referrals: Best Practices for Connecting the Client/Patient.
Module 4: Management of Patient, Treatment Modalities, Continuity of Care & Suicide Prevention Strategies.
Contact Hours: 3
Target Audience: All Healthcare Professionals.
Approved By: Washington State Department Health
Please Note – the following professions are required to take a three-hour course: certified counselors and advisers, chemical dependence professionals, chiropractors, occupational therapists and assistants, and physical therapists and assistants. These health professionals can also choose to take any of the approved six-hour trainings instead.
Beginning July 1, 2017, healthcare professionals required to complete a suicide prevention training must select a course from the 2017 Model List.
Mandatory For: Washington, Nevada
Note: This course fulfills Washington State Department Health Mandated Suicide Prevention Training Requirement for All Healthcare Professionals. Some licensing board do/don’t count this mandatory requirement towards required CE hours for license renewal, please check with your licensing board to use mandatory hours to be counted for CE requirements.