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Identifying, Assessing, & Responding to Suicide Risk - 6 CEs

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Identifying, Assessing, & Responding to Suicide Risk - 6 CEs

Workshop/Continuing Education/Training

Event Details:

Sponsored By:

Northwest Family Life

 

Presented By:

Gregory M. White, MS, LMHC, CCHP

 

When:

Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

 

Where:

Northwest Family Life 12360 Lake City Way NE, Suite 420
Seattle, WA 98125

 

Event Description:

This course will include research information from agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the American Association of Suicidology (AAS), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for an in-depth look at the prevalence of suicide, the warning signs, symptoms of depression, and risk factors. Case examples, stories, research articles, and interviews with professionals will be presented throughout the training with opportunities for participants to evaluate their own understanding of this subject. Greg will provide helpful risk assessment tools and present an approach he developed entitled, “A.N.C.H.O.R. Management of Suicide Risk" that includes the key components for working effectively with suicidal clients.

“We recently utilized Mr. White’s expertise for our clinical team for suicide prevention. We have been providing clinical treatment for 31 years and we have experienced many trainers. Greg White is in the upper 1% of professional presentation, knowledge, and communication skills. Our entire team really enjoyed and benefited. I highly recommend him to your organization. You will be very pleased.” Dr. Gregory Jantz, The Center

 

Instructors/ Speakers:

Greg White received his Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University in 1983. Early on, his professional experience included working in a residential treatment program for teens, private practice, and outreach crisis intervention for families.

For 23 ½ years Greg worked as a mental health professional at the Snohomish County Jail in Everett, WA. During that time he assessed hundreds of people who made suicide statements, suicide gestures, and serious suicide attempts. Greg had extensive experience working with families, clinicians, psychiatric providers, courts, and DMHPs when developing treatment plans and safety plans for at-risk detainees returning back to the community.

Greg currently manages all of Northwest Family Life’s Affiliate counselor agreements and has provided subject matter expertise for the National Institute of Corrections (Technical Resource Provider & Crisis Intervention Team instructor), the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (Academy Instructor), OmniSure Consulting Group (Suicide-Reduction-Risk-Tip videos), Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. (editorial and accreditation assistance for counselor CEs), the National Commission on Correctional Health Care conferences (break-out session presenter), and the law firm of Kirkpatrick & Startzel, P.S. (jail mental health consultant).

 

Cost:

$120 for groups of 2 or more; $150 per person.

 

Website:

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Call or email Gregory White for more information. (4252637188) 263-7188

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