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Suicide Assessment, Treatment And Management

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This training is designed to meet the requirements set forth in the new KRS 210.336 regulation and will focus on core competencies for clinicians regarding the assessment, treatment, and management of suicide risk, including the knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate risk factors and to enhance protective factors. This presentation is based on published current research from Thomas Joiner, Ph.D. Florida State University, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, American Association of Suicidology, and other researchers.

This course is geared for professionals at the basic, intermediate, advanced, and clinical levels.

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Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Recognize a variety of risk factors for suicide.
  • Identify research-based assessment questions to determine the level of suicidal risk.
  • Determine best practice methods for the management and treatment of suicidal clients.
  • Identify national resources for professionals and at-risk individuals

Delivery Method: Live Interactive Training via Zoom Video Conferencing

Cost: $150.00


  • 3/8/21 9:00am – 12:30pm
  • 3/9/21 9:00am – 12:30pm

Credit Hours: 6.0

This course is designed for Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Counselors, and other helping professionals at basic, intermediate, advanced, and clinical levels.

This workshop is also approved for 3.0 continuing education hours by the Kentucky Board of Social Work; the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology; the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board; and the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.


Sherri Weisenfluh – Sherri Weisenfluh is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience. She is retired from Hospice of the Bluegrass where she held the position of Associate Vice President of Counseling. Weisenfluh has spoken at international, national, and state conferences. She was inducted into the University of Kentucky Social Work Hall of Fame in 2011. Since retirement, she has taught for the University of Kentucky College Of Social Work and presented CE offerings. Weisenfluh has presented a series of workshops for clinical physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains at Hospice of the Bluegrass on suicidality.

Additional Course Information
Upon registration and payment for this course, the Zoom URL link located within the course module will grant you access to the live interactive webinar. This link will be active five minutes prior to the scheduled time of the course. If you experience any technical issues related to this virtual course, please contact Miranda Huffman at miranda.huffman@uky.edu

Completion of a course evaluation is required. All participants will receive their certificates of completion within 7-10 business days after the conclusion of the workshop at the e-mail address provided during registration.


March 8
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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