Join Connecticut Psychological Association and River Valley Services/Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for:
Suicide Risk Reduction - Identification, Triage, and Intervention Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) and Safety Planning Intervention
Presenter: Adam Lesser, LCSW, Deputy Director lot the Center for Suicide Risk Assessment at Columbia Medical Center
Friday, June 16, 2017
Two Options: 9-12 noon or 1-4 pm
Lee Auditorium, Merritt Hall, Tynan Circle, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT 06457
3 CEUs Provided
Registration Fee: $60 for CPA Members
$75 for Non-CPA Members
Register online today
DMHAS/Affiliates CAC 10 Staff - Free (fee covered) - please register by contacting Denise Learmand at 860-262-5357 or Denise.firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Describe how suicide is a major Public Health Crisis.
2. Explain the components of suicide prevention and evidence based, preventative screening models and brief interventions that are used to identify and support at-risk individuals.
3. Administer the C-SSRS full and screener scales to determine risk and develop care plans that effectively allocate resources.
4. Develop a Safety Plan Intervention to reduce risk and enhance coping, as well as increase treatment motivation and enhance linkage.
The Connecticut Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Connecticut Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.