CE Circle members can attend this program for free.
To join the CE Circle, go to https://MIMHTraining.com/CECircle
Suicide Lifeguard - Suicide Prevention Training
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central | Live Online
This training is developed for behavioral health professionals who are required to meet licensure and re-licensure continuing education hours in suicide assessment, referral, intervention and management skills.
Katie Ellison, MA
Katie Ellison, MA, MS, NCC is the research project director for the Safer Homes Collaborative with Missouri Institute of Mental Health at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her research focuses on lethal means reduction strategies, such as reducing easy access to firearms in the home as a means of preventing firearm suicide. She has worked in community and school suicide prevention for over thirteen years, earning recognition as a specialist and consultant in community, state and school suicide prevention, intervention and postvention best-practices. Ms. Ellison spent the first ten years of her career working in adult and juvenile corrections before transitioning to working in K-12 public education. In addition to having a bachelor’s degree in Family and Human Development, a master’s degree in Psychology, and a master’s degree in School Counseling, Ms. Ellison struggled with mental health challenges in adolescence and young adulthood, survived a nearly lethal suicide attempt in her twenties, and has journeyed with her child who struggled with mental health challenges in childhood.
1:00 am Introductions and warm up
1:45 Assessing and Interviewing
2:45 Empowering Clients
4:00 noon Adjourn
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 contact hours (.36 CEUs) for this activity.
National Board for Certified Counselors
MIMH is an NBCC - Approved Continuing Education Provider, No. 6339 (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC - approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC – approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or web site). The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects for the program.
3 clock hours are offered for this program.
National Association of Social Workers
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886662054-4204) for 3 continuing education contact hours.
This training includes continuing education units (CEUs) that are supported by an accredited universityand accepted by professional licensing boards.
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