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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 Natalie Liberman, MSW, LCSW; M.A, LMFT

Natalie Liberman is a multi-lingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and her first Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. Natalie also holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Dubna.

Shortly after passing her LCSW exams in 2011, Natalie began teaching for Gerry Grossman Seminars, where she leads workshops helping candidates prepare for the LCSW and LMFT state exams, and a number of live Continuing Education classes. Natalie is well-regarded for her clear, engaging, effective and enthusiastic teaching style. She brings a wealth of clinical experience, knowledge, humor, and curiosity to all of her classes. She enjoys all aspects of working with candidates during the exam process.

In addition to teaching for Gerry Grossman Seminars, Natalie is part of the Adjunct Faculty at Pepperdine University since 2015, where she is a Professor at Graduate School of Education and Psychology at the West LA campus, as well as Pepperdine’s online Master's Degree programs. Natalie teaches the following courses: Individual & Family Treatment of Substance Abuse, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, Psychopathology, and Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy.

Natalie has worked in various clinical settings (Adult Day Health Care Centers, Outpatient Substance Abuse Agencies, foster care agencies, home health care agencies, and private practice). In her private practice, Natalie works with an array of clients dealing with substance abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career and life transitions, sexual problems, social anxiety disorders, communication issues, self-esteem and general quality of life issues. Natalie has extensive training in contemporary psychodynamic theory, and also uses Humanistic-Existential, Cognitive-Behavioral treatment, and EMDR therapy depending on the unique needs of each client.

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
Price: $135.00
This price includes your $10.00 discount for ordering online.

Location: Live Online

Time: Saturday April 17, 2021. From 9:00AM - 4:00PM.

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Natalie's presentation was empowering. She has a passionate and direct to the point approach.

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