$120.00

i 6.00 Hours

Course Overview

This multi-lesson module provides suicide training according to the State of Washington requirements. The four lessons cover:
Lesson 1: Best Practices in Suicide Screening and Assessment: provides skills to identify individuals at increased risk of suicide
Lesson 2: Suicide Specific Interventions and Best Practices: provides knowledge about evidence-based, suicide-specific interventions
Lesson 3: Approaches to Community-Based Suicide Prevention: provides information about community-based, upstream suicide prevention approaches
Lesson 4: Preventing Suicide Among Veterans: provides skills in assessment and intervention to reduce suicide risk among veterans
The goal of this course is to provide alcohol and drug counselors, marriage and family therapists, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, professional counselors, psychologists, and social workers in all healthcare settings with training on suicide assessment, treatment, and management that meets the regulatory standards of the state of Washington.

About the Course Author

Dr. Ross received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University at the San Diego campus. She completed pre-doctoral internships at Children's Hospital Chadwick Center for Children and Families where she provided psychotherapy to children who had experienced trauma. She also completed a pre-doctoral internship at Kaiser Permanente, which included diverse training in working with adults and children using evidence-based practices. Upon graduation, Dr. Ross worked for 4 years at the Department of Veterans Affairs conducting PTSD assessments and psychotherapy with military veterans and active duty service members. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Alvarado Parkway Institute providing inpatient and intensive outpatient interventions. For the last decade, she has worked in private practice treating various issues, with a focus on anxiety and mood disorders. She has worked as a subject matter expert with Relias since 2013. Bridgett Ross, PsyD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSWA, is a licensed clinical social worker for Atrium Health-Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte and Monroe, NC. She works extensively with adult cancer patients and their family systems in psychotherapy, supportive counseling, and case management throughout diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and death/dying. Kathryn also serves as president for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-NC Chapter and is specially trained in bereavement of survivors of suicide. Kathryn earned her B.A. in psychology from West Virginia University, and her M.S.W. at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, serving as a PrimeCare Scholar and receiving specialized training in integrated healthcare. Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSWA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Monique Kahn, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Spokane Mental Health in Washington, which included specialty rotations in behavioral medicine and time-limited psychotherapies. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maine, where she was in private practice for 14 years, providing services to adult clients with varied presenting issues, but with particular emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, the relationship between psychosocial stress and illness, insomnia, and coping with chronic illness. She has taught in the undergraduate psychology program at Husson University in Maine. In addition, she has worked as a content writer and psychology subject matter expert for several major educational publishing firms. She joined Relias as a clinical content writer and subject matter expert in 2016. Monique Kahn, Psy.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    6.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • American Psychological Association

    6.00HOURS

    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is approved to offer co-sponsored psychology continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors

    6.00HOURS



    Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 6.0 contact hours
  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    6.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

    Category: Category 1 & 2.

    This activity is approved for 6.0 contact hours.
  • Washington Board of Physical Therapy

    6.00HOURS

    The Washington Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses that are specifically related to the practice of physical therapy, with specified goals and objectives. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 6.0 contact hours. Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    6.00HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Relias LLC 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 6.0 Clinical continuing education credits.


    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-Based.
  • CA Physical Therapy Board of California

    6.00HOURS

    Relias Learning, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of continuing competency courses by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved for 6.0 contact hours.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    6.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-BHC-0-TSPWA
  • Hours:

    6.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2021-02-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe three evidence-based interventions for treating individuals at risk for suicide or who have made a recent attempt.; Explain how military culture relates to suicide risk among veterans.; Explain what upstream suicide prevention means and why it is important.; Recognize risk and protective factors for suicide.; Summarize the major components of a comprehensive suicide assessment.; Summarize the process for completing a safety plan and for reducing access to lethal means.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Conclusion
    Contributors
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Alcohol and Drug Counselors; Introductory level Occupational Therapists; Marriage and Family Therapists; Nurses; Physical Therapists; Physicians; Professional Counselors; Psychologists; Social Workers; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.