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Suicide Risk Assessment and Interventions - Live Online

Suicide Risk Assessment and Interventions

Course Description: This Live Online course takes a comprehensive look at suicide; current statistics, risk factors, effective assessment and research supported treatment strategies that reduce the odds of suicide. Contemporary trends in suicidal behaviors, high risk populations, and assessment protocols will be reviewed citing current research data to ensure attendees have the most up-to-date information on suicide. This course also reviews treatment interventions and the Standard of Care for all stages of suicidality, immediate crisis management, stabilization, and on-going treatment. It includes information regarding interventions for high-risk populations, including the highest risk group, individuals with past attempts. This thoughtfully paced diverse course with robust examples is designed to help attendees feel more confident and knowledgeable when faced with suicidal clients in the future.

This course is designed for mental health professionals and fulfills the mandatory 6-unit, one-time requirement from the California Board of Behavioral Science for: All LMFT, LCSW, LEP, or LPCCs renewing their license on or after January 1, 2021. Associates applying for a LMFT, LCSW, LEP or LPCC license on or after January 1, 2021.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify relevant risk factors that can lead to suicide.
  2. Learn how you can best assess clients for the risk of suicide.
  3. Review the standard of care when managing a suicidal client.
  4. Highlight ALL stages of treating suicidal clients , immediate crisis management, stabilization, and on-going treatment.
  5. Review Evidence-Based treatment strategies shown to be successful.
  6. Identify specific interventions that will enhance your practice and confidence when managing suicidal clients in the future.

Presented by Dario Ghio, LMFT

Dario is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned his masterís degree at California State University Dominquez Hills. Dario also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Dario is a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor as well as a Master Addictions Counselor.
Dario was also an Associate Professor at California State University Dominquez Hills and taught Introduction to Alcoholism for eight years.

Dario is currently in private practice as well as the CFO/ Founder of Harbor Area Counseling Services Inc, a Non-profit Counseling center in the city of San Pedro, CA.

Dario has worked in the social services field for over twenty-five years. In the past he served for over ten years as the Clinic Director for an Adolescent and Adult Substance Abuse Treatment program, as well as serving on the management teams of several different organizations which include, a residential facility for disabled children, a Mental Health/Substance Abuse Assessment Center, an Educational/Job Advocacy Program.


If you are not yet licensed you can register for this course with a 10% discount. Please use this button to sign in. When you return your prelicensure discount will be enabled.

Course: GP000364
Provides 6 CE Hours
Cost: $135.00
This price includes your $10.00 discount for ordering online.

Location: Webinar

Time: Saturday July 25, 2020. From 9:00AM - 4:00PM.


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