Suicide Prevention: At-Risk Populations Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management (WA)

This multi-lesson module provides suicide training according to the state of Washington requirements. The four lessons cover:

Lesson 1: Assessing and Screening for Suicide Risk: provides skills to identify individuals at increased risk of suicide

Lesson 2: Overview of Evidence-Based, Suicide-Specific Interventions: provides knowledge about evidence-based, suicide-specific interventions

Lesson 3: Community-Based Interventions to Reduce Suicide Risk: provides information about community-based, upstream suicide prevention approaches

Lesson 4: Preventing Suicide Among Veteran Populations: provides skills in assessment and intervention to reduce suicide risk among veterans

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize three risk and three protective factors for suicide.
  • Discuss how to effectively screen to identify individuals at risk for suicide.
  • Identify three components of a comprehensive suicide assessment.
  • Recall the factors you should consider when determining what interventions may be needed for suicidal individuals.
  • Describe three evidence-based interventions for treating individuals at risk for suicide or who have made a recent attempt.
  • Summarize the process for completing a safety plan and reducing access to lethal means.
  • Explain what upstream suicide prevention means and why it is important.
  • Describe how fostering life skills and resilience can help to prevent suicide.
  • Summarize the impact of connectedness as an upstream suicide prevention approach.
  • Identify three factors that specifically increase suicide risk in veterans.
  • Recall screening and assessment strategies to identify veterans at risk for suicide.
  • Define three effective ways to intervene to reduce suicide risk among veterans.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 ANCC
  • 6.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 ANCC
  • 6.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)


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Course Code: REL-BHC-0-TPSWA

This course is offered through Relias LLC. 


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