Course Code: REL-HHS-0-BH4
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2022
Describe risk factors and warning signs of suicide.
Differentiate screening from assessment, and understand your role in that process.
Communicate more effectively with potentially suicidal clients.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Suicide: An Overview of the Problem A. Meet Katherine B. Myths About Suicide C. Facts About Suicide D. Risk Factors E. Warning Signs F. Let’s Review G. Summary Section 3: Screening for Suicide A. Screening Instruments B. What to Ask and How to Ask It C. Helpful Do’s and Don’ts when Talking About Suicide D. Let’s Review E. Summary Section 4: Promoting Safety A. Next Steps B. Let’s Review C. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations
Monique Kahn, Psy.D.
Monique Kahn, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Spokane Mental Health in Washington, which included specialty rotations in behavioral medicine and time-limited psychotherapies. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maine, where she was in private practice for 14 years, providing services to adult clients with varied presenting issues, but with particular emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, the relationship between psychosocial stress and illness, insomnia, and coping with chronic illness. She has taught in the undergraduate psychology program at Husson University in Maine. In addition, she has worked as a content writer and psychology subject matter expert for several major educational publishing firms. She joined Relias as a clinical content writer and subject matter expert in 2016.
Disclosure: Monique Kahn, Psy.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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