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Suicide Prevention

QPR Gatekeeper Training

Free

with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 20, 2024 at 10 am
6 additional sessions through Sep 18, 2024

Suicide Prevention Training 

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying "Yes" to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.

Learning Objectives: 

•Discuss brief history of suicide prevention, prevalence and risk factors  •Describe Gatekeeper role 
•Attitudes Toward Suicide​ 
•Warning Signs of Suicide​
•Ways Ask the Suicide Question​ 
•How to Persuade Someone to Stay Alive​
•Techniques for Referring Individuals to Get Help

 

Who should attend?

Case Managers
Behavioral Health Professionals
Medical Professionals
Community Health Workers
Paraprofessionals 
Hospitality and Service Industry Workers
Advocates
Educators 
Students

You will receive a Zoom link at least 48-hours prior to the training.

 

For questions please contact us at training@lsfnet.org.

 

Please note: We will be offering the same training every 3rd Wednesday of the month throughout 2024. Each training listed below will be a stand alone training so you will only need to attend once. We look forward to you joining us!

Access to Lethal Means: Suicide Prevention Trainings for Clinicians

Free

with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 25, 2024 at 1 pm
2 additional sessions through Jul 29, 2024

In these virtual trainings we will discuss how means matters as a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. There will be a specific focus on access to firearms and medication. In this training, we will focus on:

  • Understanding why lethality matters
  • How to recognize warning signs that intervention may be necessary
  • Role play intervention with clients 
  • Discuss firearm safety and medication storage
  • Collaborate on creative ways to put time and distance between an at-risk person and lethal means of suicide 

See below for training dates. For any questions regarding this training please contact us at training@lsfnet.org

*Note: You will receive the Zoom link to join this training within 48 hours of the training date. *

 Each training listed below will be a stand alone training so you will only need to attend once. We look forward to you joining us!

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention (CBT-SP): An Evidence-Based Structured Treatment for Suicide Prevention [Virtual Workshop]

Free

with Lindsay Bornheimer

Calendar Next session starts Apr 9, 2024 at 9:15 am

Training date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – 9:15am-4:45pm Eastern Time

 Training Agenda

Training Objectives:

· Name one risk factor for suicide

· Formulate a cognitive case conceptualization for a client at risk for suicide

· Describe one step of suicide safety planning

· Explain the structured phases of CBT for suicide prevention treatment

· Differentiate between specific skills used in cognitive and behavioral areas of treatment

· Demonstrate the use of CBT for suicide prevention skills with a clinical case

 

Fee and Registration: Free & Includes CE Credit. Please note that a no-show fee will be assessed on an individual basis. Ensure that you have made any necessary scheduling adjustments to uphold your commitment to attend. 

Training Description: This 6.0 CE credit hour workshop will inform providers about CBT for suicide prevention theory, the treatment process and structure, and prepare providers to apply skills with clients in practice. Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States and worldwide. Studies show that 83% of individuals who die by suicide saw a healthcare provider within one year of death, nearly 50% saw a primary care provider within one month of death, and 20% saw a mental health provider within one month of death. Thus, health and behavioral healthcare providers have a significant opportunity to contribute to suicide prevention efforts. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for suicide prevention is an evidence-based intervention is a valuable and effective approach to use in practice for clients at risk for suicide, experiencing suicidal ideation, and/or engaging in suicide behavior.

Who should attend?

Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, other mental health professionals

Content Level: Intermediate

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Lindsay Bornheimer is an Assistant Professor in the University of Michigan School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Bornheimer's research aims to examine suicide risk and protective factors, advance theories of suicide and develop and test cognitive-behavioral interventions along with their implementation. Dr. Bornheimer was trained during a predoctoral fellowship at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York

University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work.

Dr. Bornheimer's background in psychology and social work involves specific training and expertise in adult mental health practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over ten years of expertise in psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families in both public and private settings. She completed her clinical training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and has extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

CE Credit Hours: 6.0 CREDIT HOURS

These CE Credits are valid for: ASWB ACE CE Credits NBCC Credit Hours Maryland Board of Social Work Category I CE Credits DC Board of Social Work Credit

This program is sponsored by LSF Health Systems and is being brought to you by Elevate Continuing Education. Made possible by the through the SAMHSA Zero Suicide Grant. 

 

Course Completion and CE Info:
To earn CE Credit attendees must fulfill the following:

· Login to the training (Zoom) on time and ensure that you first and last name are showing in Zoom (message staff if unsure or need help).

· Complete a separate Virtual Sign-In Sheet by training start time (link provided in Zoom).

· Attend training in full and participate. Attendees will be required to have their cameras on to ensure full attendance.

o Any attendee not present at their device for more than 5 minutes will be moved to the waiting room and must email info@elevatece.com for re-entry into the training.

· Complete separate Virtual Sign-Out Sheet/Evaluation at conclusion (link provided in Zoom with 15 minute timeframe to begin or complete eval).

If all of the above criteria are met your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 7 days of training completion. If above criteria are not yet you may have credits deducted or may be unable to receive any credits.

ASWB ACE CE Credit: Elevate Continuing Education, #1816, former Maryland CEU Institute, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Elevate Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2023 – 05/04/2026.

NBCC CE Credit Hours: Elevate Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.7347. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Elevate Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Maryland Social Work Examiners Category I Credit: Elevate Continuing Education is an authorized sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland and maintains full responsibility for this program.

DC Board of Social Work: Elevate Continuing Education has received approval to provide continuing education credit hours through the DC Board of Social Work.

Course Interaction & System Requirements:

This live webinar is fully interactive and will take place via Zoom. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.

Minimum System requirements:

· An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

· A computer or device to watch AND listen to the training as well as type questions or responses into the Zoom chat function.

· Attendees will be required to have their cameras on throughout the training to track attendance. This may include:

· A webcam or HD webcam – built-in, USB plug-in, or:

· An HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card Note: See the list of supported devices.

· Virtual camera software for use with broadcasting software like OBS or IP cameras Note: For macOS, Zoom client 5.1.1 or higher is required.

· Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth · View the FULL LIST of compatible operating systems and system requirements.

*For questions of cancellations please email us at training@lsfnet.org. *

You will receive Zoom login information for the training at minimum 48 hours prior to the training date. 

Full Course

Conversations on Access to Lethal Means: Suicide Prevention Trainings for Community

Free

with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 29, 2024 at 1 pm
3 additional sessions through Aug 26, 2024

In these virtual trainings we will discuss how means matters as a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. There will be a specific focus on access to firearms and medication. In this training, we will focus on:

  • Recognizing when to act
  • Learning what can be done for an at-risk friend or family member
  • Discuss connection to supportive resources and treatment
  • Understand that reducing access to lethal means can safe a life

See below for training dates. For any questions regarding this training please contact us at training@lsfnet.org.  

*Note: You will receive the Zoom link to join this training within 48 hours of the training date. *

 Each training listed below will be a stand alone training so you will only need to attend once. We look forward to you joining us!





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