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TIP 50-Addressing Suicidal Thoughts And Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment-Part 2

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About the Course:

This course examines building a suicide prevention and intervention-capable agency, and is geared toward administrators, executive directions, board members and other upper level staff. It includes: Consensus Panel Recommendations for Administrators, The Benefits of Addressing Suicidality in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, Why Should Administrators Be Involved in a Clinical Issue, Levels of Program Involvement and Core Program Components, The Role of Administrators in Implementing and Supporting Programming for Clients With Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors, The Role of Mid-Level Staff in Implementing and Supporting, Programming for Clients With Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors, Legal and Ethical Issues in Addressing Suicidality in Substance Abuse Programs, Organizational Assessment, Organizational Planning for Becoming a Level 2 Program, Program Implementation, Helping Your Program Develop and Improve Capabilities in Working With Clients Who Are Suicidal, Helping Your Agency Develop and Improve Its Response to Suicidal Crises, and Building Administrative Support for All Levels of GATE.

This course is based on the article, TIP 50-Addressing Suicidal Thoughts And Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment created by SAMHSA in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the need for implementing a suicidality policy, training, and program.

  2. Identify the steps necessary to become a Level II program.

  3. Summarize legal and ethical requirements to ensure client safety.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

3.25 credit hours

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB ACE)

3.25 credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3.25 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

3.25 credit hours

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Course Material

References begin on page 123.

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