"Identifying and Managing Suicide Risk"
A webinar presented by Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW
Friday, June 24, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. CT
Fee: $35. Includes 1.5 CEU’s.
Webinar Summary: Working with suicidal people is consistently rated by therapists as among the most stressful of all clinical experiences. Today's workshop will look at clinician beliefs and bias about suicide risk, the difference between risk factors and warning signs, working with people with chronic suicidal ideation, techniques for uncovering suicidal ideation and intent, and how and when to use screening tools like the C-SSRS and when to complete a suicide risk assessments.
Learning Objectives: By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
About Jonathan Singer: Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW is Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, Past-President of the American Association of Suicidology and coauthor of the 2015 Routledge text, Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention. He is a two-time winner of the National Association of Social Workers Media Award (2012 and 2016). He was a 2014 Visiting Scholar at Fordham University, the 2017 Lucille N. Austin Scholar at Columbia University, and the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer at Weber State University. Dr. Singer is a well-regarded international speaker who has given hundreds of continuing education workshops, keynote addresses, and presentations on youth suicide, ethics, technology, adolescent development and attachment-based family therapy in the USA, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. He is the author of over 75 publications and his research has been featured in national and international media outlets like NPR, BBC, Fox, Time Magazine, and The Guardian. His co-authored article with Arielle Sheftall and John Ackerman about the news media's reporting on the suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain won the prestigious 2019 SDX prize for research on journalism. He is an NASW Expert, Healio Psychiatry Peer Perspective Board member, and on several national youth advisory boards including Sandy Hook Promise, JED Foundation, Suicide Prevention Resource Center, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. A pioneer in the integration of technology and social work, Dr. Singer is an original member of the online suicide prevention social media community #SPSM, past-Treasurer for the international human services Information Technology association (http://husita.org/), co-lead for the Social Work Grand Challenge initiative "Harness Technology for Social Good" (https://grandchallengesforsocialwork.org/harness-technology-for-social-good/), and member of CSWE's Technology Advisory Group. Dr. Singer is the founder and host of the award-winning Social Work Podcast (www.socialworkpodcast.com), the first podcast by and for social workers. The Social Work Podcast has over 40,000 followers on social media, listeners in 208 countries and territories, and a million podcast episode downloads per year. He lives in Evanston, IL with his wife and three children and can be found on Twitter as @socworkpodcast and Facebook at facebook.com/swpodcast.
PLEASE NOTE that in order to receive CEU's for this webinar, attendees must join the Zoom webinar with video enabled. Attendees joining by phone will not be eligible for CEU's. This webinar will be presented live and will NOT be available to participants afterwards.
REFUND & CREDIT POLICY: Participants who cancel their registrations at least one week (five business days) before the start of the session can receive a credit or refund minus a processing fee equal to 20% of the payment. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received less than one week before the start of the workshop. Please contact our office at (847)933-0051 x 455 to make a refund or credit request.
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center is a licensed State of Illinois provider of Continuing Education for social workers (LSW/LCSW), clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors (LPC/LCPC). License #’s 159.000226, 168.000209, and 268.000028. IAODAPCA CEU's are not available for this webinar.
For further information about the Turning Point Academy, please call (847)933-0051 x 455.