Online Trainings in Suicide Assessment, Intervention, Treatment and Management as per Act 582:
A free, two-hour workshop designed to help mental health providers implement counseling strategies to help clients and their families reduce access to lethal means, particularly (but not exclusively) firearms; completion certificate available. To start the course, select "enter course."
An hour-long, online training simulation that teaches primary care providers to: 1) identify patients that exhibit signs of suicide; 2) engage in collaborative treatment planning; 3) apply motivational interviewing techniques to build trust; and 4) apply best practices in follow-up care. Kognito At-Risk in Primary Care is available from Kognito Interactive for a fee. The course can booked directly on the Kognito website.
An hour-long, online interactive training simulation that teaches Emergency Department (ED) staff how to (1) recognize patients who exhibit warning signs of suicide and substance use risk; (2) screen patients for suicide and substance use risk; and (3) respond to patients who screen positive for suicide and substance use risk. The course is available from Kognito Interactive for a fee.
This course is based on the evidence-based Suicide Assessment Five Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFET-T) which is on the Best Practice Registry list. The course is free, though there is no certificate of completion. The course is sponsored by the New York State Office of Mental Health and Columbia University. It can be accessed on the Zero Suicide website from the Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.
This course if offered for free, though there is no certificate of completion. It is sponsored by the New York State Office of Mental Health and Columbia University. It can be accessed on the Zero Suicide website from the Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.
This is the training module of the larger SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (listed in Section I of the BPR). It can also be used independently of the SOS Program. The intended audience for this course is middle and high school staff members, or staff at other organizations looking to deepen their understanding of youth suicide prevention. Plan, Prepare, Prevent is available from Screening for Mental Health.
The QPR Institute's online course catalog includes one- to two-hour gatekeeper trainings that teach lay and professional gatekeepers to recognize and respond positively to someone exhibiting suicide warning signs and behaviors. Versions of QPR have been adapted for use with a variety of professionals including medical professionals, EMS/firefighters, school health, corrections, law enforcement, nurses and crisis volunteers. Training is available on the QPR Institute website or via face-to-face training from a qualified trainer for a fee. See the course catalog for additional details.