Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101624
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About the Course:
Research consistently shows a high prevalence of suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts among persons with substance abuse problems who are in treatment. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 50, Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment is designed to assist in working with adult clients who may be suicidal. Part 2 is an implementation guide for program administrators. Part 2 – Chapter 2: Building a Suicide Prevention—and Intervention—Capable Agency provides detailed information on how to achieve high-quality implementation of the recommendations in Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment, Part 1. Course materials are from Part 2 – Chapter 2, found on pages 106 to 122 of pdf document (pages 114 – 129 if using Adobe toolbar page finder). Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18118
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about building an agency capable of suicide prevention and intervention. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss organizational assessment and the gathering of data relating to suicidality, and explain the organizational planning process for becoming a Level 2 agency.
Describe program implementation, including the adaptation of existing policies and programs as well as the implementation and integration of new programmatic elements.
Identify ways to help a program develop and improve capabilities in working with clients who are suicidal, and help an agency develop and improve its response to suicidal crises.
Explain how to build administrative support for all levels of the GATE protocol.
American Psychological Association (APA)
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
Our Provider Number: 192243
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
Our Provider Number: 17-1460
CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.
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