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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
October 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
This in-person training on Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
The training will cover best practices for engaging a patient in assessment and management of suicide risk.
Primary care staff engaging with patients on behavioral health conditions such as depression will learn skills to assess the severity of self-harm risk, establish a plan to address the issue and ensure the patient’s care, obtain needed consultation and assistance, make appropriate referrals for the patient, and follow up with the patient to ensure safety.
Participants who attend this session will learn the following:
- Competencies for assessing suicide risk by refining attitudes and approach, understanding suicide and getting the right information from the patient
- Competencies for managing suicide risk by formulating a plan and response based on gathered information
- Strategies for developing a shared perspective and collaborative, non-adversarial stance for assessing and managing suicide risk
Event DetailsWhen: October 30, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Location:NYC Health + Hospitals – Concourse Level
55 Water Street, New York NY 10004 Register here