This course is the first course in a series of courses aimed at addressing suicide awareness, assessment, and intervention for Allied Health Professionals. The primary focus of this course is to define suicide, to identify suicide risk factors, and to bring awareness to suicide prevention strategies and resources.
If you hold a social work license from California or Kentucky, please complete course 169, "Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention for Allied Health Professionals" to meet the 6-hour requirement for your state.
Course created on September 24, 2020
Course Type: Video
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; ASWB ACE/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-716627; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/1.0; NY-Contact Hours/1.0 Self-Study; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WV/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify general suicide definitions, concepts, and epidemiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate between suicide risk factors and warning signs of suicidal behavior.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current suicide prevention and research.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify resources for additional information on suicide.
|15-20 Minutes||General Suicide Definitions|
|20-25 Minutes||Concepts and Epidemiology|
|25-40 Minutes||Warning Signs vs. Risk Factors|
|40-50 Minutes||Current Research|
|50-55 Minutes||Prevention & Resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, is the CEU Administrator/Assistant Editor for OccupationalTherapy.com. She has been an occupational therapist for 14 years and worked in a variety of settings, including hospital, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, outpatient, and home healthcare. Ms. Ball received her Assistive Technology Professional certification from RESNA in 2017. She is an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) field advocate and is passionate about mental health awareness, advocacy, and education. Ms. Ball has participated in multiple annual AFSP fundraiser/awareness community walks for suicide prevention as team leader and participant.
PhD RN, APRN-BC
Dr. Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, is Assistant Dean of Faculty Practice and Assistant Professor, Community Systems and Mental Health, at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of over 30 diverse community-based partnerships whereby faculty nurses and nurse practitioners provide primary and mental health care to vulnerable populations in communities across Chicago. Dr. Moss is a board certified, practicing Adult Nurse Practitioner, and beginning in 2009, founded a nurse-managed primary care health clinic with mental health integration for low-income foodservice workers near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Dr. Moss is passionate about mental health awareness, and is an American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) community walk team leader and advocate.
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