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SCL1201 - Assessment for Suicidality: A Primer for Mental Health Clinicians

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    Title: Assessment for Suicidality: A Primer for Mental Health Clinicians
    Description: This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to assessing for suicide risk. Upon completing this course, the trainee will understand the following:

    -Why and when people are likely to commit suicide
    -The factors that increase the risk of suicide and the ramifications for suicide prevention
    -Questions to ask in a comprehensive suicide assessment
    -Sources of information for suicide risk
    -What steps should be taken if a client presents with suicidality
    This course contains materials that can decrease liability risks for mental health clinicians in handling suicidal clients.

    This beginning level course is primarily designed for clinicians early in their career, or for clinicians reviewing basic concepts in this area.

    This course was written by Charles D. Safford, LCSW, President of, Inc., with guidance and input from other senior, Inc. course developers and from NASW GA. Mr. Safford has over 20 years of post-master’s experience as a clinician, and has over fifteen years of experience as a training developer and trainer in business and clinical settings.


    This course is approved for 3 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:

    National approvals accepted in most states:

    The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program., Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 clinical continuing education clock hours.

    The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

    States with their own approval process:

    The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1 

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193

    Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089  Contact at:

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at:

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501

    Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931