Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals

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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 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.

6 continuing education credit hours are available for a variety of disciplines.

Co-hosted by McLean Hospital and the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

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Audience

  • 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 perseverations in the treatment of suicide risk

Credits On Demand

$70

Continuing Education Credits

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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.

Satisfactory Completion

Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher and complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.

You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

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) Credit Designation Statement

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.

Psychologists (APA) Credit Designation Statement

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

For details on New York state boards, see below.

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation Statement

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As 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 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, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, 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, NM, NH, NV, OK, 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.

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, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
  • MA/MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

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

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation Statement

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

New York State

New York Social Workers

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 Marriage & Family Therapists

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 Mental Health Counselors

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 Psychologists

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

Continuing education credits are available upon completion of a course evaluation and payment of a $70 processing fee. We are unable to provide refunds for CE credit purchases.


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