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Suicide Awareness and Prevention
September 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
Free
2.5 CE Hours
Clinical
Access Virtually
Presented by
Sasha Douglas
Speaker Bio
Education Description

The workshop will provide skills to identify and treat those who are at an increased risk of suicide. The skills the participants will learn are essential considering the current mental health crisis in our country.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

Participants will gain a greater understanding of suicide awareness and prevention.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the statistics, myths, facts, and warning signs for suicidal behavior.
  2. List at least three risk and protective factors for suicidal behavior.
  3. Demonstrate how to screen and identify individuals at risk.
  4. Describe how to treat and refer those with suicidal behavior.
  5. Describe how to support those in crisis.
  6. Identify methods for safety planning.
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

This presentation has been approved for 2.5 CE clock hours in Diagnosis by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, 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. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 2.5 continuing education credits.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
Agenda

9:45 am CT – Waiting room opens

10:00 am CT – Workshop begins

12:30 pm CT – Workshop concludes

Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit

TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends September 16 at 12:30 PM CDT
Sasha Douglas, MSW, LCSW-BACS

Sasha received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2005 and a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2008 from Southern University New Orleans. She is an LCSW-BACS and is licensed in both Nevada and Louisiana.

Sasha owns Positive Solution Services where she provides CEU to Social Workers, Counselors, and Nurses. She has been practicing Social Work since 2008 and is a member of NASW and Laplace Toastmasters International.

Sasha has experience working as both a supervisor and clinician with community-based mental health providers, inpatient/outpatient psychiatric facilities, a large managed care corporation, and local community programs, including a methadone clinic. Sasha’s true passion began while working in the mental health field as a Behavioral Health Clinical Advisor. She had a great opportunity to work directly with psych nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and fellow mental health associates on a multi-disciplinary team. She gained valuable clinical experience in this role where she diagnosed and provided education on treating mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

Sasha had the opportunity to create Virtual CEU and other training for Humana associates and is also a Welcome Ambassador for all New Humana employees where she hosts orientations regularly. These experiences have shaped her profession over the past decade and she will continue to share her knowledge and skills.

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