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Effective Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention

  • 16 Jun 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online (GoToWebinar)


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  • Select this option if you are a FMHCA member who wants attendance to be reported to CE Broker for CEUs.
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  • Use this option if you wish to attend the webinar and you do NOT want CEUs to be reported to CE Broker (this option is available to FMHCA members only)

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DescriptionParticipants will learn the signs that someone is thinking about suicide, specific steps they can take to engage the person in turning toward life, and important information about how to support survivors of suicide loss as a prevention strategy. This is an experiential workshop and participants will have the opportunity to practice asking questions and engaging in suicide prevention with gentle guidance in a supportive learning environment.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-973254

This event is sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will identify signs that someone is thinking about suicide.
  2. Participants will understand how to develop a safety plan with someone who is thinking about suicide.
  3. Participant will practice engaging intervention conversations to help turn someone toward life.
  4. Participants will recognize common risk factors for survivors of suicide loss.
About the Presenter:

Maureen Pollard is a registered social worker with 30 years experience in the field. She operates a private practice in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada and specializes in grief and trauma, as well as resilience and wellness for professionals in high-stress, trauma exposed workplaces. She is also an author and a songwriter.

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