Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals

October 26, 2022 @ 11:30am-6pm ET

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The suicide rate has increased significantly over the past two decades, with nearly 50,000 people currently dying from suicide in America each year.

To respond to our field’s most pressing clinical challenge, experts from across the country will present the most recent, cutting-edge advances in suicide-focused assessment and treatment, including the current efficacy of somatic and psychological interventions, the use of new clinical technologies, considerations for special populations including groups disproportionately affected by suicide, and insights from a clinician with lived experience.

This second annual course is co-hosted by McLean Hospital and the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Join us for this free virtual event, which includes:

  • Up-to-date clinically useful information about suicide assessment and treatment, presented by both experts in the field and speakers with lived experience
  • Access to educational resources targeted to the practicing and academic clinician
  • Opportunities for attendees to ask questions
  • Continuing education credits are available for all disciplines for a small administrative fee

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Who Attends

  • Psychiatrists, Psychologists
  • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Physicians, Physician Assistants

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify current risk factors, including recognizing the vulnerability of special populations and younger adults
  • Understand current status of somatic and psychological therapies to reduce suicide risk, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Properly evaluate and understand effective treatment methods for adolescents experiencing suicidal ideation
  • Understand new technologies and the role of preservations in the treatment of suicide risk

Optional Continuing Education Credits

$35

All Attendees


Free

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October 26, 2022

Agenda

All times listed are Eastern time zone

  • Wednesday

    Wed

    October 26, 2022

    10/26

Optional Continuing Education Credits

$35

Register Now!

All Attendees

Free

Register Now!

Join Us Online!

October 26, 2022

Register Now!

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Continuing Education Opportunities

McLean Hospital hosts a series of conferences focused on topics in mental health.

With expert speakers from around the globe, the courses include panel presentations, question and answer sessions, and other engaging learning formats.

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Continuing Education Credits

We are pleased to offer this continuing education opportunity for a variety of health care professionals across the United States. Please review the information below, including details per state.

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, and addiction professionals:

  • Please review the APA and ASWB sections below to determine eligibility.
  • For those in New York, be sure to review the New York State Boards section below.

Accreditations and Approvals

JA-Provider-Logo-HSIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and McLean Hospital.

Amedco 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 health care team.

Physicians (ACCME)

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 ANCC contact hours.

Psychologists (APA)

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 psychologist contact hours.

For details on New York state boards, see below.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for counselors:

  • AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
  • MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs:

  • AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
  • MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for addictions professionals:

  • AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK*, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

*OK accepts APA credit for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

  • MA/MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for social workers:

  • AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

*If the activity is held live in the state of NY, then direct addictions board is required, i.e., NAADAC. If the activity is held outside NY, is virtual, enduring or remote, it is considered "outstate" and this reciprocity applies.

Social Workers (ASWB)

ASWB-Logo-Good-HSAs a jointly accredited organization, Amedco 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. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.00 GENERAL continuing education credits.

For details on New York state boards, see below.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for social workers:

  • AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

*WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, then an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for counselors:

  • AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
  • AL/Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity. Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.
  • MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs:

  • AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
  • MA/MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.
  • MI: No CE requirement

* OK accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for addictions professionals:

  • AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

New York State

New York Board for Social Workers (NY SW)

Amedco SW CPE 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 #0115. 6.00 hours.

New York Board for Mental Health Counselors (NY MHC)

Amedco 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-0061. 6.00 hours.

New York Board for Marriage & Family Therapists (NY MFT)

Amedco 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-0032. 6.00 hours.

New York Board for Psychology (NY PSY)

Amedco is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0031. 6.00 hours.

Counselors

Please see the APA and ASWB sections above to determine eligibility. For individuals in New York, please see the section for the New York Board for Mental Health Counselors.

Marriage and Family Therapists

Please see the APA and ASWB sections above to determine eligibility. For individuals in New York, please see the section for the New York Board for Marriage and Family Therapists.

Addictions Professionals

Please see the APA and ASWB sections above to determine eligibility.

Disclosure Policy

McLean Hospital adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is McLean’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, authors, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that McLean may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclaimer

CME activities accredited by Amedco are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

Refund Policy

This webinar is offered free of charge.

Continuing education credits are available upon completion of a course evaluation and payment of a $35 processing fee. We are unable to provide refunds for CE credit purchases.

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