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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk 1.31.2020

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*Location TBA - Greater Seattle Area, WA*

Included in the registration fee is a copy of the published manual, with a value of $135.00.

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) trains health and behavioral health care staff in best practices recommended by the nation's leading experts in the research and delivery of suicide care.
AMSR helps clinicians provide safer care to patients at risk for suicide.

ASSESSING AND MANAGING SUICIDE RISK (AMSR) is a one-day training designed for health and behavioral health care professionals interested in the latest safe suicide care practices.

AMSR’s research-informed risk formulation model helps professionals feel confident navigating challenging conversations and offers key strategies for providing compassionate care to people at risk for suicide. Authorized expert trainers lead one-day AMSR trainings, teaching essential skills through videos, live demonstrations, and paired and written practice.

AMSR was launched by the SAMHSA-funded Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) in 2006 with an emphasis on clinicians working in outpatient settings. Now available in five curricula, AMSR provides a model to determine individual risk and helps range of professionals across care settings challenge their personal biases. Over 300 authorized trainers have trained over 50,000 participants from hundreds of public and private organizations, colleges and universities, and branches of the U.S. military.

***The price of the workshop includes a copy of the published manual that is required for each participant. ***

About the Presenter:

Mark R. Hoagland, MA, LMHC, CHT, Psychotherapist – Mark’s experience includes working for over 8 years at the King County Crisis Clinic as Supervisor, Crisis Intervention Specialist, Grief Trainer and a Grief Group Facilitator.

He has maintained a private psychotherapy practice since 2004.  Since 2010 he has worked initially as a therapist and then became the director at the Everett Vet (Veteran) center. There he works with veterans and their families who are dealing with aftermath of war trauma or military sexual trauma.  He earned BA degrees in both Psychology and International Economics from the University of Washington.  After working in international trade for 10 years, he returned to school and earned his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Seattle University in 2004.

Mark’s is experienced in working with marriage and family therapy, trauma, PTSD, complicated grief, suicide, career counseling and crisis management.  For 7 years he was the facilitator of the King County Survivors of Suicide grief group, a therapy group dealing with the complicated grief for people whose loved ones have died by suicide.  He is trained in EMDR and is a certified hypnotherapist.

CE Contact Hours: 6 (All of which meet the WA State requirement for Suicide Prevention Training)

Location: TBA 

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 4:30 pm

Date: January 31, 2020

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