Suicide Assessment

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This webinar provides an overview of how to conduct a suicide assessment with a client during intake at a Family Justice Center or similar co-located model. Speakers share the prevalence of suicide, discuss risk factors, define the spectrum of suicide and suicidal behaviors, and finally provide recommendations for emergency management of clients in crisis. Throughout the webinar speakers use case scenarios to provide practical approaches for engaging with survivors on various levels of the suicide ideation spectrum. The webinar provides frontline staff with tools necessary to ask survivors about suicide and equips them with the skills to help survivors who may be struggling with suicidal ideation.

 

OVC Polyvictimization Initiative sites please complete the pre-test and post-test. Thank you!