- Common myths about suicide
- Risk factors for suicidal behavior
- Frequent motivations for suicide
- Problem solving methods
Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention Overview Overview
This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about intervening across the suicide spectrum. Professionals from the fields of Business & Industry Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress may all benefit.
Group and Peer Crisis intervention
This Class Covers the Following Topic areas
- Effective intervention strategies
- Elements of effective postvention
- Elements of survivor grief
- Community referral sources
- “Mini-lecture” on suicide
- Feelings and reactions of suicide survivors
Completion of “Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (14 Continuing Education Hours) qualifies as one of ICISF’s Core Courses towards a Certificate of Specialized Training Program.
Approved for 14 CEs from the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (BAP1132)
Also, 14 CEs Florida Nurses (NCE 3470)
EAP, HR, public safety, mental health, chaplains, EMS/Fire, Healthcare workers, police officers, dispatchers, airline personnel and disaster workers who are already trained in the critical incident stress debriefing format. Those working extensively with traumatized victims from various walks of life will benefit from the training too.