Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses will receive 6.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours
Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/10/2018-2/10/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Text-based.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 6.00 Clinical continuing education clock hours.
This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours.
This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours.
This activity is approved for 6.00 contact hours.
Lesson 1: Suicide Risk Factors, Screening, and Assessment
Lesson 2: Interventions for Suicide Risk and Postvention for Suicide Loss Survivors
Lesson 3: Community-Based Suicide Prevention
Lesson 4: Adolescent Suicide
Dr. Martin, a licensed psychologist, oversees HRI’s clinical department, which consists of intake EAP counselors, face-to-face counselors, and management consultants. Dr. Martin is responsible for the operation of HRI’s EAP, implementation of new policies and procedures to ensure quality service delivery for clients, and training EAP staff members. He has more than 29 years of experience managing and supervising mental health and EAP professionals, practicing psychotherapy, consulting with management and HR in corporate settings on behavioral health issues, and intervening in crisis situations for both small and large-scale disasters. Dr. Martin has worked in numerous settings in both non-profit and corporate sectors, including employee assistance programs, suicide prevention hotlines, mobile crisis teams, community mental health centers, developmental disability organizations, and crisis intervention services. Prior to joining HRI in 2011, Dr. Martin was the director of crisis and behavioral health technology at LifeNet, a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline crisis centers, at the Mental Health Association of New York City. Before that, he served as a workforce consultant and account executive for FEI Behavioral Health. Dr. Martin earned his PhD in Psychology/Counseling from Indiana State University and a Master’s in Counseling from the State University of New York at Albany. He is widely quoted and has appeared on WebMD, CNN Radio, 1010 WINS News Radio, WPIX Evening News, and in web and print articles in, among others, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, HR Executive Online, The Journal News, Time Out New York and The National Herald. Dr. Martin is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association. Disclosure: Randy Martin, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: 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.Expert Reviewer: Scott Zeller, M.D.
Dr. Zeller is Vice President for Acute Psychiatric Medicine for the physician partnership CEP America, in Emeryville, CA. He is the former Chief of Psychiatric Emergency Services of the Alameda Health System, Oakland, CA, and in his 30 years in Emergency Psychiatry, he has personally cared for over 80,000 patients. Dr. Zeller is an Assistant Clinical Professor at both the University of California-Riverside and Touro University medical schools, and is Past-President of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. He is the author of multiple textbooks and numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and lectures internationally as a keynote speaker. He led development of both the USA and International Guidelines on Evaluation of Treatment of Agitation, and has published research on innovative designs and systems for emergency mental healthcare, which he has also helped to implement in multiple locations around the country. Dr. Zeller was named the National Council on Behavioral Health's 2015 "USA Doctor of the Year", and his latest book is "The Diagnosis and Management of Agitation" (London:Cambridge University Press, 2017). Disclosure: Scott Zeller, M.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Jack M. Gorman, M.D.
Jack M. Gorman, M.D. founded Franklin Behavioral Healthcare Consultants in 2010. He is currently CEO and Chief Scientific Officer. Franklin Behavioral Healthcare Consultants provides expert guidance to biotech companies and to health care organizations in order to improve CNS drug development and the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of mental health care. Before founding Franklin Behavioral Healthcare Consultants, Dr. Gorman was Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice-President of both Comprehensive NeuroScience Inc and Care Management Technologies Inc. In those positions he used his two decades of experience in neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychopharmacology to help develop new programs in behavioral health care management and CNS drug development. Dr. Gorman was a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and completed residency and fellowship training in the Department of Psychiatry of Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute program. He was on the faculty of Columbia University from 1981 to 2002, becoming Lieber Professor, Vice-chair for Research and Director of the Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research. He then became Klingenstein Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Gorman was elected a fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, has authored or co-authored more than 400 scientific articles and chapters, and was continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health for his research from 1981 until 2006 and received three research grants from the Brain and Behavior Institute (formerly NARSAD). He won numerous awards for his research and service to psychiatry from organizations like the American Psychiatric Association, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Mental Illness Foundation, and Society for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is one of the most frequently cited authors in the psychiatry and neuroscience literatures. Dr. Gorman is co-editor of the textbooks Treatments that Work, now in its third edition, and Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry and author of the popular book The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs, which appeared in its fourth edition in 2007. His expertise is in behavioral healthcare management and improvement, psychopharmacology, and clinical and basic neuroscience. Dr. Gorman has been married for 36 years to New York City psychiatrist Dr. Lauren Kantor Gorman and is the father of two daughters, Dr. Rachel Gorman and Dr. Sara Gorman. He currently devotes substantial time to work with philanthropic organizations including the Mental Health and Wellness Task Force of the UJA-Federation of New York; the JED Foundation; and the American Jewish World Service. Disclosure: Jack M. Gorman, M.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Kimberly Roaten, Ph.D., CRC
Kimberly Roaten, Ph.D., CRC is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and has been an attending psychologist on the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry/Psychology service for the past eight years. Dr. Roaten provides evaluation and psychotherapy services for patients admitted to the hospital with co-morbid psychiatric conditions. She also teaches graduate students, medical students, and residents. Her primary research interests are the identification, evaluation, and treatment of individuals at risk for suicide, particularly in medical settings. Dr. Roaten leads the universal suicide screening program at Parkland Health and Hospital System in which approximately 50,000 patients per month are screened for suicide risk. Disclosure: Kimberly Roaten, Ph.D., CRC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSWA
Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSWA, is a systemic therapist with 17 years of professional experience, including 11 years in leadership. Her background includes training, community and resource development, advocacy, case management, and psychotherapy. She is a Master Trainer for QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) and a former certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid. Kathryn is certified to train audiences in Talk Saves Lives and More Than Sad, and provides instruction about suicide risk during Crisis Intervention Team training (CIT) to law enforcement audiences. She has led and participated in various mental health and suicide prevention initiatives, including the development of the NC Mental Health First Aid program and the creation of the first-ever online suicide prevention curriculum for NC’s Department of Public Instruction. Kathryn serves as president of the board of directors with the NC Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, co-chairing the public policy committee, and leading local efforts to raise awareness and funding for suicide prevention through the Charlotte Out of the Darkness Walk (NC’s largest event dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide). She serves on a leadership team implementing Zero Suicide for Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, NC, the largest healthcare system in the Southeast. She works as a clinical social worker and psychotherapist at Levine Cancer Institute, the world’s only outpatient cancer center with Planetree designation. Disclosure: Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSWA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Maggie Tapp, LCSW
Maggie Tapp, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker who works as a director in a managed behavioral healthcare organization providing clinical and administrative oversight of an urban Medicaid managed care program in New York City. Prior to this role, Ms. Tapp was in private practice specializing in the treatment of adolescents and women's issues including perinatal mood disorders. Ms. Tapp served as the Deputy Director of Mental Health for the American Red Cross 9/11 Recovery Program. As Deputy Director, Ms. Tapp was responsible for the creation and development of the 9/11 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefit Program which provided financial assistance for mental health and substance abuse treatment for victims of the terrorist attacks. In this role, she also provided crisis intervention for survivors and disaster recovery workers and conducted training on topics such as disaster mental health, vicarious traumatization, and burnout. Ms. Tapp also has an extensive background in community based mental health practice and special education. She has a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed post graduate training in child and adolescent psychotherapy at the Washington School of Psychiatry in Washington, DC. Disclosure: Maggie Tapp, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Gillian Murphy, Ph.D.
Gillian Murphy, Ph.D., is the Director of Standards, Training, and Practices for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In this role, Gillian oversees all aspects of standards and training development for the network with a particular focus on the areas of suicide risk assessment, active intervention, follow-up with at-risk callers, and the use of new media in suicide prevention. Prior to joining the Lifeline, Gillian was the Director of LifeNet, New York City’s primary crisis hotline for mental health and substance abuse services. She also has over ten years’ experience in the provision of community based crisis intervention services having led a Manhattan based psychiatric crisis team for many years. Gillian received her BA in Psychology from University College Dublin and both her Masters in Social Work and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Disclosure: Gillian Murphy, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.