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Managing and Assessing Chronic Suicidality
October 6, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
Free
1.5 CE Hours
Clinical
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Presented by
Anna Lieber
Speaker Bio
Education Description

Chronic suicidal ideation, intent, and planning is a risk factor for suicide and is difficult for professionals to manage as it often produces intense feelings of fear for the professional. Understanding the purpose behind the constant suicidal wish and being able to empathize while instilling hope can save a life. Understanding the unique challenges of safety planning with chronic suicidality and learning creative alternatives to hospitalization; will increase your ability to provide treatment at the correct level of care. Real clinical examples, research, and key clinical practices will be presented to help you improve your ability to work with an individual with chronic suicidality.

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

Participants will gain competency in assessing for and managing chronic suicidality.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify 3 reasons individuals have chronic suicidal thoughts/intent
  2. Assess for chronic suicidal risk in 3 settings
  3. Identify when hospitalization is necessary
  4. List 2 skills to manage our own emotions when our patients want to die
  5. Differentiate between acute and chronic suicidality
  6. List 3 risk management strategies
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

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

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 1.5 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.

CE Policy
Agenda

2:45 pm CT – Waiting room opens

3:00 pm CT – Workshop begins

4:30 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 October 6 at 4:30 PM CDT
Anna Lieber, MS, LCMHC, NCC/CCMHC, DE

Anna Lieber (she/hers) has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health in direct client care, program development, and administration. She is a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and UAMFT-approved supervisor. Prior to starting at Westminster College, Anna was the Chief Clinical Officer for Salt Lake Behavioral Health, where she oversaw all inpatient and outpatient clinical programming. Anna has worked in numerous treatment settings throughout Utah and Florida. Anna is passionate about behavioral health and the mental health counseling field and uses her drive to enhance the mental health profession by giving back through service. Anna is the President of the Utah Mental Health Counselors Association, a board member of the Utah Crime Victim Reparations and Assistance Board, and provides numerous trainings to therapists and medical providers. Anna is a Nationally Certified Counselor and member of the NBCC, American Association of Suicidology, AMHCA, and LGBTQ+ Affirmative Therapist Guild of Utah. Anna has extensive experience in the treatment and program development for many disorders and populations, including developmental trauma, military issues, dual-diagnosis, addiction, psychosis, PTSD/trauma, anxiety, mood, personality, LGBTQIA+, and suicidality. Anna’s clinical interests include chronic suicidal behaviors, personality disorders, trauma/PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorders, suicide prevention, and supervision. Outside of work, Anna loves to read all genres, play/listen to music, and enjoy time outdoors. Anna spends most of her time working, reading, cooking, and camping (when it’s not winter). Her spouse and dogs enjoy camping and cooking but miss her when she works too much.

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