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Suicide Prevention Assessment and Management Training for School Clinicians

September 15, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Suicide Prevention Training - Schools

This Suicide Assessment and Management Training will be held on Friday, September 15th from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM in Room 103 at the Burton M. Cross Office Building, 9 State House Drive, Augusta, ME 04330.

The Suicide Assessment and Management Training is designed to prepare a new or seasoned school 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 a student at increased risk. The focus is on assessment skills within a school setting 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 ext. 2318.

Event Attendance: Open to Public


September 15, 2023
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Burton M. Cross Office Building
9 State House Drive
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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