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Suicide Prevention Assessment & Management Training for Clinicians

May 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Mental Health Programs

The Suicide Assessment and Management Training will be held on Friday, May 3rd, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM in Blewett, Room 027 at the University of New England (UNE), 716 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103.

The Suicide Assessment and Management Training is designed to prepare a new or seasoned clinician to understand the risk of suicide, how to approach and complete an effective suicide risk assessment and intervention as well as ongoing management for individuals at increased risk. The focus is on assessment skills for those working in clinical roles including counselors, social workers, nurses, and psychologists. 

The Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) will be used as a recommended tool for assessment. A systemic approach to suicide prevention is followed where assessment, intervention, Collaborative Safety Planning, and assured follow-up are the critical elements. Assessment and Safety Planning tools and model documentation will be included for ongoing use.

For clinical staff working in a school, this training can be counted for suicide prevention Gatekeeper Training renewal.

Questions: Contact Julianne McLaughlin, Coordinator of Suicide Prevention, at mspp@namimaine.org or call 800-464-5767 x 2318


Event Attendance: Open to Public


May 3
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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University of New England (UNE)
716 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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