This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees by focusing on competencies that are core to evaluating and managing suicide risk. The material combines practical, real-world clinical experience with a manualized, evidence-based process developed by the American Association of Suicidology and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
Includes: Meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapists (SVC-CAMFT) CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor Continuing Education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. SVC-CAMFT maintains the responsibility for the program and all its content. CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course via email in exchange for a completed course evaluation form.
No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.
This workshop focuses on core competencies in evaluating and managing suicide risk. The training explains how and when to gather and synthesize client-specific information to inform a clinical judgment supporting specific outcomes related to promoting client safety. The process is research-informed and is comprised of lectures, participant activities, and clinical vignettes. Included is updated considerations information to evaluating and managing suicide risk during this time of increased telehealth utilization.
9:15am - Sign-In and Announcements
9:30am - 11:00am - Lecture
11:00am - 11:10am - Group Discussion
11:10am - 12:30pm - Lecture
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm - Lecture
3:00pm - 3:10pm - Group Discussion
3:10pm - 4:30pm - Lecture
4:30pm - Workshop Ends
Give examples of how and when to discuss risk factors and warning signs with clients.
Analyze client risk status and state.
Demonstrate the ability to collaboratively develop a safety plan and adequately document supporting clinical rational.
David is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In 2018 he completed his Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) examining explanatory factors associated with advanced brief strategic paradoxical intervention. For four years, he managed and trained a team of after-hours mental health workers at two emergency departments within Placer County for Sierra Mental Wellness Group while conducting research and managing his part-time private practice. In 2019, he trained a predecessor at Sierra before transitioning to full-time private practice. David is a nationally certified trainer in Assessing and Managing Suicidal Risk (AMSR), an evidence-based protocol for assessing suicidal risk developed by The Suicide Prevention Resource Center and The American Association of Suicidology. At his private practice, he specializes in anxiety-related disorders, couple and family-based treatments, men’s issues, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. David is a third-generation native of California living in El Dorado Hills with his wife, a Clinical Psychologist, newborn son, and two-year-old daughter. He enjoys paddle boarding; traveling; and studying exotic animals within safe, humane settings. He have closely interacted with tigers, baby bears, bobcats, a tribe of long-tailed macaque monkeys, elephants, and sloths. Long walks on the beach are great, but you are more likely to find him kayaking in Tahoe or observing young chimpanzees in their naturalistic habitat.
Early registration ends Sunday, September 20, 2020 Early registration rates:
2020 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT: $75
2020 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT : $55
Starting Monday, September 21, 2020 rates:
2020 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT: $85
2020 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or : $65Non-Member: $105Registration Ends Sunday September 27, 2020
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