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What Therapists Should Actually Do for Suicidal Clients: Assessment, safety planning, and least intrusive intervention

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Katie Vernoy, MS, LMFT and Curt Widhalm, MA, MS, LMFT | What Therapists Should Actually Do for Suicidal Clients: Assessment, safety planning, and least intrusive intervention (1 CE hour)

Suicide assessment is intervention. This course teaches attendees to use suicide assessments as an intervention tool to identify risk factors and create intervention and safety plans before clients exhibit volitional suicidality. Identification of motivating factors is covered as a step between entrapment and volitional phases of the Integrated Volitional Model of Suicidality and as a potential area of intervention.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify two assessment tools that can be utilized with suicidal clients
  2. Define what least restrictive level of intervention means
  3. Explain why intervening at too high of a level can be dangerous for suicidal clients

Our Presenters

Curt Widhalm, LMFT

Curt Widhalm is in private practice in the Los Angeles area. He is the cofounder of the Therapy Reimagined conference, an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University and CSUN, a former Subject Matter Expert for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, former CFO of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and a loving husband and father. He is 1/2 great person, 1/2 provocateur, and 1/2 geek, in that order. He dabbles in the dark art of making “dad jokes” and usually has a half-empty cup of coffee somewhere nearby. Learn more at: http://www.curtwidhalm.com

Katie Vernoy, LMFT

Katie Vernoy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, coach, and consultant supporting leaders, visionaries, executives, and helping professionals to create sustainable careers. Katie, with Curt, has developed workshops and a conference, Therapy Reimagined, to support therapists navigating through the modern challenges of this profession. Katie is also a former President of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. In her spare time, Katie is secretly siphoning off Curt’s youthful energy, so that she can take over the world. Learn more at: http://www.katievernoy.com

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CAMFT CEPA
Therapy Reimagined is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs, and LEPs (CAMFT CEPA provider #132270). Therapy Reimagined maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Courses meet the qualifications for the listed hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. We are working on additional provider approvals, but solely are able to provide CAMFT CEs at this time. Please check with your licensing body to ensure that they will accept this as an equivalent.