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  Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention ©2013 – Module (45 min)

You will earn a certificate for viewing, and continuing education credits are available for social workers and credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors (CASAC). In order to receive your certificate, you will need to pass a post-training knowledge check and complete a brief post-training survey. 

This module teaches the learner about the Safety Planning intervention developed by Dr. Barbara Stanley and Dr. Gregory Brown. This intervention is designed to help individuals who struggle with suicidal urges and thoughts to manage them so that safety is maintained.


  Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention – Archived Webinar (1 hr 30 min) 

You will earn a certificate for viewing, and continuing education credits are available for social workers and CASAC. In order to view the recording, you will need to complete a brief pre-training survey (<5 min). You will also need to pass a post-training knowledge check and complete a brief post-training survey to receive your certificate of completion. 

The Safety Planning Intervention is an evidence-based brief intervention for the prevention of suicide. The Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention – Archived Webinar is a 1½ hour course which consists of didactics, instruction, and discussion. The didactic training reviews the current state of suicide in New York State, the need for increased training among mental health providers in NYS in evidence-based suicide prevention strategies, and how safety planning fits into a comprehensive, multi-pronged suicide prevention approach. The instructional aspects of the training include a comprehensive overview of the six steps of developing a safety plan and the collaborative process of developing a safety plan with a suicidal patient, including approaches for engaging individuals in the process of safety planning, and identifying and overcoming obstacles. The course concludes with a summary discussion of the training content and how participants can begin to administer and utilize the intervention.

At the end of this training, participants will:

  1. Understand the need for evidence based suicide prevention efforts and the rationale for the SPI as a brief intervention;
  2. Understand the situations and settings in which the SPI is indicated;
  3. Be able to conduct the 6 steps of safety planning with a suicidal individual;
  4. Be able to engage a suicidal individual into a collaborative safety planning process and encourage motivation to utilize the safety plan in the future;
  5. Feel ready to implement the SPI in their clinical setting.

 

  Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention: Challenges & Special Applications – Archived Webinar (1 hr 30 min) 

You will earn a certificate for viewing, and continuing education credits are available for social workers and CASAC. In order to view the recording, you will need to complete a brief pre-training survey (<5 min). You will also need to pass a post-training knowledge check and complete a brief post-training survey to receive your certificate of completion. 

The Safety Planning Intervention is an evidence-based brief intervention for the prevention of suicide.  This webinar will be a follow-up to the previous introductory Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention webinar. This webinar will begin with a brief review of the Safety Planning Intervention (SPI) and how it fits into a comprehensive, multi-pronged suicide prevention approach. The webinar will then turn its focus to identifying and addressing typical challenges and obstacles faced in administering and utilizing this intervention. The training will identify system-wide and provider-specific challenges, as well as clinical challenges (e.g. client motivation) that are encountered in collaborating with patients to conduct this intervention. The training will incorporate clinical examples of obstacles encountered, and potential approaches to handling such challenges.

At the end of this training, participants will:

  1. Understand the need for evidence-based suicide prevention efforts and the rationale for the SPI as a brief intervention;
  2. Identify common barriers that may occur in implementation of the SPI with clients;
  3. Be able to discuss and identify potential solutions to these common barriers and challenges;
  4. Describe adaptations for different populations (e.g. adolescents, cognitively impaired). 

 Introduction to Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention, Part 1 – Archived Webinar (1 hr 29 min)

You will earn a certificate for viewing. This video does not provide continuing education credits.

 Introduction to Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention, Part 2 – Archived Webinar (1 hr 22 min)

You will earn a certificate for viewing. This video does not provide continuing education credits.

 

 

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